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(182) 6.3 84 min 2018

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People is a movie starring Daniel Albert, Lauren Ambrose, and Nicholson Baker. Joseph Pulitzer spoke of "fake news" over 100 years ago and fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a...

Lauren Ambrose, Rachel Brosnahan, Nicholson Baker, Daniel Albert
Oren Rudavsky

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Audio English  Deutsch  Italiano  Español  Français  Gaeilge  Svenska  Nederlands
Subtitles 日本語  Čeština  Português  Australia  한국어  Filipino  Tiếng Việt  हिन्दी 
Quality 480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres Documentary
Director Oren Rudavsky
Writer Robert Seidman, Oren Rudavsky
Stars Lauren Ambrose, Rachel Brosnahan, Nicholson Baker, Daniel Albert
Country USA
Also Known As Citizen Pulitzer's World
Runtime 1H 24M
Description Joseph Pulitzer spoke of "fake news" over 100 years ago and fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a democracy long before our present threats to press freedom. His heroic battles have been forgotten along with the lessons we might learn from the tools he deployed against his enemies.

Top reviews

Friday, 05 Feb 2021 04:02

What a pleasant surprise to find a documentary on the Pulitzer Prize winner that we've all heard about, and that has been given the edge over other non-fiction books that I've read. I was not surprised to see a portrait of a non-fiction writer who was, in fact, a true poet of fiction. It is an interesting, but not informative, story, and I'm glad that it is not the "history" of the Pulitzer Prize winner. Still, I did learn a few things about the Pulitzer Prize, and how this man was able to win the prize for his fiction. I liked the way that the documentary director shows us how the Pulitzer Prize was awarded, and how it is not a yearly award like the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. That is an interesting twist to the story, and it's not the only one. The other twist is the way that the documentary was made. The director didn't do a lot of interviews with the Pulitzer Prize winner, and I think that made the documentary less informative. But the interviews are really interesting, and you get to hear about what made this man famous, and his personal life, and how he was able to write such great works. The documentary is not a movie, but rather a real-time interview with the man himself. There are also some great clips from his books, and of course you get to hear a few good interviews with his son and his daughter, who were both the subjects of the documentary. In summary, I recommend this documentary to people who are interested in the Pulitzer Prize winner. I think that the documentary is a good watch, but it's not the documentary that the Pulitzer Prize winner would want you to think it is. 7/10
Monday, 14 Sep 2020 13:09

I attended this movie at the "Soldiers at War" exhibit at the 2003 Seattle International Film Festival. This is the first "Vacation" of a film festival and the first documentary of its kind in a while. To say that this film is not for everyone would be a little bit of an understatement. It may be too dark and disturbing for some viewers. I was pleasantly surprised with the accuracy and care of this movie. There are few films I have seen that have had such a profound effect on me in such a short time. It seems to be a lifelong theme of this film. I found myself in tears about halfway through the film. I could feel myself struggling to remain composed throughout the film. It is hard to describe what the film is about. However, I will say that this film is one of the most honest portrayals I have ever seen on film. The filmmakers of this film have put in a lot of time and effort into this film and it shows. I do not want to give away the film too much as it is an incredible story and I would be a hypocrite if I did. I feel that this film is a wonderful story of how a documentary film maker was able to provide a one of a kind perspective of the Vietnam War. The director and the other filmmakers who attended the film have done a wonderful job. I hope that this film is released on DVD soon. I will be buying the DVD when it is released. I would also like to see this film be available to view in theatres. I know that this film has been overshadowed by the Oscar buzz around "American Beauty." However, this film deserves the attention it has received. I would recommend this film to anyone who has not yet seen it.
Tuesday, 08 Sep 2020 06:25

The history of the Pulitzer Prize is so varied. It was established in 1880, by the then-unmarried, but then very young Andrew Carnegie, who wanted to use it to award people for the good they do in the community. For the next 40 years, it was usually the writer of a popular novel, or a poet, or a novelist, or a playwright. In the early 1900s, it was mainly the composer of popular songs, or the actor in a famous movie. And, finally, in the 1950s, it was almost exclusively the winner of the Best Picture Oscar, and that's how it's always been. Over the years, the winning songwriter has changed from one decade to the next. And the winning actor has changed from one decade to the next. So, it's not surprising that there were many different types of winners in the '50s and '60s. But, now, there are now three types of winners: the songwriter, the actor, and the Oscar. The Oscar of the last few years, though, has really been about a one-man show. Or, to be more precise, it's about a one-man show in two performances. And, that's what I found to be the most surprising. And that is, that the winner of the Oscar for the Best Song in 2015, an utterly un-musical, self-consciously dramatic, self-penned poem by Christopher Reeves, was actually the most visually rich, brilliant, beautiful, and utterly gripping. The other two were written by the same writer, and the Oscar was handed to Christopher Nolan's spectacularly brilliant Batman film, the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2015, and then it was handed to David O. Russell's impressive The Fighter, the Best Picture of 2015, and then it was handed to the Academy Award for Best Director. But, it was an incredible achievement to win the Oscar for the Best Director. It's a big deal. It's the kind of award you do not only for the person's lifetime achievements, but for the person's entire career. And Christopher Nolan was the winner of the Oscar in 2015. Not for his lifetime achievements, but for his lifetime achievements, for the tremendous body of work that he has created. Nolan has created an epic film. Nolan's Batman film, while having some flaws, is one of the best movies I've ever seen. It's so much fun to watch. Nolan's Batman film is a big success. It's a big success for Nolan and the film industry. It's a huge success for the Academy. And, I'm certain, Nolan is going to win another Oscar for the Best Director in the 2016 election. And, of course, Nolan will be one of the biggest winners of the awards this year. I know that from my first watch of the movie. The Nolan Batman film is one of the most brilliant films I've ever seen. It's one of the best movies I've ever seen. It's the kind of film that makes you think and it makes you think about the issues that

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