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Broadcast News 1987

From Amazon: Holly Hunter plays a network news producer who, much to her chagrin, finds herself falling for pretty-boy anchorman William Hurt. He is all glamour without substance and represents a hated shift from hard news toward packaged "infotainment," which Hunter despises. Completing the triangle is Albert Brooks, who provides contrast as the gifted reporter with almost no presence on camera. He carries a torch for Hunter; she sees merely a friend. Written and directed by James L. Brooks, this shows remarkable insight into the people who make television. On the surface it is about that love triangle. If you look a little deeper, however, you will see...

Directed By:
James L. BrooksJames L. Brooks
Written By:
James L. BrooksJames L. Brooks
William HurtWilliam Hurt
Albert BrooksAlbert Brooks
Holly HunterHolly Hunter
Jack NicholsonJack Nicholson
Joan CusackJoan Cusack
No image existsRobert Prosky
No image existsLois Chiles
John CusackJohn Cusack
No image existsGennie James

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Broadcast News Movie Review by Zara (3/10/2007)

There is a scene in this movie that sticks out for me more than any other. I've forgotten many a time that Jack Nicholson was in this movie, but I will always remember the one where a young Albert Brooks' character is getting beaten up by the school bullies after being crowned the school's valedictorian. He screams in...

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