If Roger Ebert's throat cancer -- devastating and unforgiving -- has not been able to stop him, then nothing as petty as the collapse of one of the nation's stalwart journalistic enterprises is going to either.
I've often debated whether a great ending can salvage a mediocre movie. But does a wholly bogus ending negate the positive aspects of an otherwise solid film? In the case of Nothing but the Truth, the answer is "Yes."
One critic wrote that my film Nothing but the Truth, a thriller about how far a journalist will go to protect a source, goes "off the liberal rails." However, the fight to get a shield law is itself a non-partisan battle.