Mad City

An orgy of shallow media-bashing, masquerading as a balanced look at the ways the press -- particularly TV news journalists -- shape the perceptions of a gullible public. Veteran TV newsman Max Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) has fallen from the heights of Manhattan broadcasting to the backwater of the network's Madeline, CA, affiliate, all because he didn't...read more

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Mad City - Official Trailer
00:40 — A distraught man inadvertently takes a group of children hostage in a museum. And a gung-ho TV reporter in exile from the big time is going to make a (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: An orgy of shallow media-bashing, masquerading as a balanced look at the ways the press -- particularly TV news journalists -- shape the perceptions of a gullible public. Veteran TV newsman Max Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) has fallen from the heights of Manh… (more)

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