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True Story – When Two Wrongs Don’t Create A Right

By on Apr 17, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Film

True Story tells the, well, true story of ex New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) and killer Christian Longo (James Franco). Finkel begins visiting Longo in jail when he gets a call telling him that Longo one of FBI’s most wanted was found using his name as an Alias in Mexico. The story begins with Finkel, a star in the journalism world, whose stories have graced 10 covers at the New York Times. We see him in action in Africa interviewing the subjects for his tenth cover story. When he gets frustrated he becomes extremely obnoxious and tells one of the young boys that he will give him $20 after the interview is over if he gives him everything that he’s asking for. He also keeps telling them that he’s “Michael Finkel of The New York Times”...

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