November 6, 2015 (Limited)
Rated R for language including some sexual references
The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger....
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To think, had Bryan Cranston not done “Breaking Bad” all those years ago, he likely would still be remembered only as the dad from “Malcolm in the Middle” and not be given roles such as Dalton Trumbo in Trumbo
, a well-acted drama about the blacklisted screenwriter that unfortunately isn’t nearly as creative as anything the Oscar-winner devised in his lifetime. Full movie review »