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The Gary Webb Story: Still Killing the Messenger

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.20.2014 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

For the first time the true story about the courageous investigative journalist, Gary Webb, is being told in movie theaters across the country where people can draw their own conclusions unhindered by the noise and static of establishment naysayers in the corporate media.

Kill the Messenger and Question the Chief

Jon Eig | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

We live in a world of paradoxes. One of them is that as information becomes more and more accessible, we as a society become less and less informed. Finding truth in the noise seems impossible.

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

Why Jeremy Renner's Kill the Messenger Role Is Like Rock Music

Nell Minow | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

Jeremy Renner co-produced and stars in Kill the Messenger, based on the story of real-life investigative reporter Gary Webb. In an interview, Renner and director Michael Cuesta spoke about bringing Webb's story to the screen.

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger -- Get the Message Out

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare journalism movie that gets it right when it comes to depicting the day-to-day on a daily newspaper.

Interview: Director Michael Cuesta on Kill the Messenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Kill the Messenger is based on the true story of reporter Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper journalist in the 1990s who documented CIA involvement in importing cocaine in the 1980s, to help fund the Contras in Nicaragua -- and then was hounded out of journalism.

Can't Find My Way Home: Michael Cuesta on Roadie

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Channeling his love of '70s rock, Michael Cuesta explores the silver lining in one man's failed future in Roadie.

Trifecta Interview: Michael Cuesta Directs Ron Eldard and Jill Hennessy in The Roadie: Queens, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

The adage, "You can't go home again," isn't completely true. You can go home again, but it's going to involve serious heartbreak, a coke binge, multiple altercations, confronting uncomfortable truths and your own mother slapping your just-punched face.