Trish Stetson argues for looking at the bigger picture with The Usual Suspects: "As any good investigator knows, sometimes the person telling the story is the story."
Thanks to everyone who e-mailed—I could have cited you all. Now, here's my choice for closing night of our Slammer Film Festival, as suggested by Steve Mirkin:
The Killing Fields: "Roland Joffé's 1984 film has always felt like a didactic exercise. However, if we're talking about something to educate Judy Miller about a New York Times reporter who really, really, really had a good reason to protect a source, this is a pretty dramatic example."...10:20 a.m. P.T.
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