Broadsheet Trailer Park: Trumbo

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What you may need to know:

1. Biopic of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston), one of the “Hollywood Ten” blacklisted in 1947 for refusing to testify to US Congress about ‘communists’ in the movie industry.

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Trumbo’s credit for writing Roman Holiday wasn’t restored until 2011, 25 years after his death and nearly 60 years after the film’s release.

3. This has been out for the past month across the pond. Reviews have been decent.

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Tonight, Matthew, I’m going to be Kirk Douglas.”

5. He might be Walter White to you, but he’ll always be Tim Whatley to me.

6. Broadsheet prognosis: HUAC in the U.S.S.R.

Release Date: February 5, 2016.

3 thoughts on “Broadsheet Trailer Park: Trumbo

  1. jeremy kyle

    He might be Tim Whatley to you, but he’ll always be Fei Long from Street Fighter II – The Animated Movie to me.

  2. Gaoithe

    Does Gene Kelly get a nod? The only man who turned around and grinned, full face to the camera, as he shook Trumbo’s hand when Trumbo was on the blacklist; one of the very few who stood by Dalton Trumbo.

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