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Film & Television

Movie Review: ‘Trumbo’ and the (Gossip) Queen of Hollywood

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

'Trumbo' tells the story of “The Hollywood Ten,” a group of screenwriters blacklisted by the studios in the late 1940s and through the 1950s for their alleged affiliation with the Communist Party. The film’s release is timely. At what point does freedom of speech or religion or political affiliation become a threat to national security? When does our collective fear of “others” intrude upon our nation’s promise of inclusion and asylum?

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