A star-studded misfire that is smug, irritating, and borderline intolerable.
Anyone sentimental about the original source material should prepare for disappointment.
The prolonged musical numbers, coupled with uninspiring songs, ultimately prove to be the film’s downfall.
While far better than the original 2008 film on which it’s based, this lackluster musical is a huge letdown.
What does it say about us as a society that “The Post,” director Steven Spielberg’s insightful and intense historical retelling of the Nixon White House’s attempt to silence the press, is sadly topical today?
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