Tuesday, September 19, 12:06:28 PM

Supposedly an indictment of irresponsible news media, this film depicts Field playing a despicable news reporter who ruins Newman's life and even manipulates Newman's unstable friend to the point of suicide...THEN the film bends over backwards to absolve Field's character. The film climaxes with Newman's revenge against the government...but he lets Field and the news media off the hook. This is a film that lacks the moral courage to follow through on its own theme. At best this is extremely disingenuous, at worst it's massively hypocritical. Avoid this.