Bombshell (2019)

Rated R, Biography, Drama, 109 Minutes

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

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Reviewed on January 7, 2020 by Jon Kaye

Summary

An interesting perspective from the harassed women (Megan Kelly & Gretchen Carlson and the composite character portrayed by Margot Robbie). The audience is made to feel the shame and disdain from the actions of some at Fox.  Well portrayed and conveyed by the actors.  I did struggle with the portrayal of Roger Ailes by John Lithgow.  The Loudest Voice may have done Roger more justice in his protrayal.  

83%
Craft 82%
Artistry 84%

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What I Liked
  • Good script
  • Strong Acting
  • Good Editing
What I Didn’t
  • John Lithgow played Roger Ailes like Jabba the Hut