An investigative reporter, most recently working on criminal drug stories, gets a lead that takes him down a rabbit hole few knew existed.
A fair movie at best, which I can only recommend for people of the mindset with interest in the United States' government's involvement in Bad Things.
- 6:20 -- Casual misandry.
- 7:15 -- Oh wow that's a tiny space.
- 7:30 -- Los Angeles Times
- 9:30 -- CIA involvement in Contra cocaine trafficking
- 10:00 -- Okay, look here. Pretty girl giving something huge like that fucking stinks of a setup.
- 20:00 -- San Jose Mercury News
- 23:15 -- South Los Angeles United States
- 27:45 -- I wonder if Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution would protect him. If so, were I him I would have clammed up with that right from the beginning. Or revoked participation as a witness. Or anything, really. Upset stomach, use the bathroom, get the fuck out of dodge.
28:30 -- Contras
- See also Iran–Contra affair
- 29:30 -- Ronald Reagan
- 50:00 -- "It's online".. haha
- 52:00 -- CIA Headquarters - Langley, Virginia
- 52:15 -- I thought Richard Zuckerman would be related to those papers, like the owner of all of them, but I think he's fictional.
- 55:00 -- National Press Association seems to be fictional.
- 55:15 -- Managua, Nicaragua
- 58:15 -- Panama City, Panama
- 1:01:45 -- Pravda
- 1:12:30 -- What in the fuck is all of this writing and plot? This is awful.
- 1:14:45 -- None of this makes sense.
- 1:15:00 -- That box is empty.
- 1:18:00 -- What's that tattoo?
- 1:30:15 -- Journalism ethics and standards
- 1:36:15 -- Why would he get journalist of the year after all? Did he actually get anything done? This wasn't emphasized enough for me to understand it.
1:38:45 -- Society of Professional Journalists
- Wouldn't some excuse be made to revoke the award?
- 1:43:45 -- Lewinsky scandal
- 1:44:00 -- John Kerry
- 1:44:30 -- Yep, shot twice in the head. Twice. Suicide. Mhm.
Exactly seven years later. For the curious, see also the statue of limitations for certain crimes for that specific time period.
I didn't mention it earlier.. but: War on Drugs.