The Post

Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk
Duration: 116 min


Following 2015’s Oscar-winning Spotlight and with ‘fake news’ now an ironic political clarion cry, The Post is a sobering if thrilling reminder of the fragility and importance of press freedom. Working together for the first time, Meryl Streep plays Washington Post publisher Kay Graham opposite Tom Hanks as the paper’s editor, Ben Bradlee. Freedom of speech and the paper’s survival are at stake if Bradlee publishes leaked documents exposing a government cover-up of secrets that spanned four US presidents. Screenwriters Josh Singer (Spotlight) and Liz Hannah weave a compelling narrative that pits integrity and public interest against the darkest political forces while revealing the human frailties of the characters Streep and Hanks so adeptly portray. With strong support from Jesse Plemons and Alison Brie, the whole is expertly orchestrated by Hanks’s favourite director, Steven Spielberg.



7.6/10 40 ratings.


Club and Group screenings

Thu 22nd Feb 18.00 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.



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