"The Post" is a 2017 American historical political thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg.
The starring cast includes Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon and others.
Here are "The Post" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.
20th Century Studios on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 released the trailer for "The Post" you can watch here:
The Post | Official Trailer | 20th Century FOX.
Here is a short review of "The Post" movie plot summary.
In 1966, during the Vietnam War, U.S. State Department military analyst Daniel Ellsberg (Matthew Rhys) accompanies American troops in combat, documenting military progress for Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara (Bruce Greenwood). On the flight home, McNamara tells Ellsberg and William B. Macomber that the war is hopeless. Upon landing, however, he tells the congregated media that he has every confidence in the war effort. Ellsberg, overhearing this abrupt turn-about, becomes disillusioned. Years later, as a civilian military contractor/consultant working for the RAND Corporation (a military/defense "think tank"), Ellsberg photocopies hundreds of pages of classified reports documenting the country's decades-long involvement in Vietnam, dating back to the Truman administration. Ellsberg then leaks these documents first to The New York Times, through reporter Neil Sheehan (Justin Swain).
In 1971, newspaper heiress Katharine Graham tries to balance a busy social life with her responsibilities as owner and publisher for the past eight years of The Washington Post, following the suicide of her husband, the Post's former publisher, and the death of her father. She nervously prepares for the Post's stock market launch, a move to help financially stabilize the paper. Graham lacks journalistic experience and is frequently overruled by her domineering financial advisers and editors, including editor-in-chief (executive editor) Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) and board member Arthur Parsons (Bradley Whitford).
McNamara, a long-time friend, warns Graham that an unflattering story featuring him will be published in The New York Times, another example of the TimesB ability to get preemptive "scoops" while the Post languishes behind. The story is an exposé of the American government's long-running deception regarding America's position in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. However, a federal district court injunction halts the TimesI from publishing further articles on the subject.
Here is the full cast and characters of "The Post" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"The Post" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 14, 2017 (Newseum), on December 22, 2017 (United States) and on February 22, 2018 (Germany, Hungary) distributing by 20th Century Fox (North America), Universal Pictures International (UPI), 20th Century Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, 01 Distribution, 20th Century Fox India, ACME, Andes Films, Aurum Films, B&H Film Distribution, Blitz, CGV Arthouse, Columbia Pictures, Entertainment One, Forum Film Slovakia, Hopscotch Films, Inspire Cinema, Intercontinental Film Distributors (HK), Italia Films, Lenta, Leone Film Group, Monolith Films, NOS Audiovisuais, Nordisk Film, Odeon, Pinema, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Sam Films, Starway Film Distribution, Times Media Films, Toho-Towa, United International Pictures (UIP), United King Films, Universal Pictures Argentina, Film1, Intercontinental Video, Mister Smith Entertainment, Netflix and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
The duration of the film is 116 minutes. With a budget of $50 million, the film grossed over $179.8 million.
"The Post" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.
"The Post" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.2/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 88/100. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
More information and reviews on "The Post" movie you can get on the following websites.
"The Post" movie official website with trailer, full cast, crew and plot summary review:
IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos, video games, and streaming content online - including cast, production crew and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, ratings, and fan and critical reviews.
The Post on IMDB is available at:
Wikipedia is a multilingual open-collaborative online encyclopedia created and maintained by a community of volunteer editors.
The Post on Wikipedia is available at: