Hill and Franco Play Cat and Mouse In ‘True Story’

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The most uncomfortably close relationships seem to come either between family members, or from journalists and murderers.

Summary

Jonah Hill plays Michael Finkel, a recently terminated New York Times journalist who’s struggling for work after a story gone wrong. One day, he receives a phone call from a man regarding an FBI Most Wanted individual named Christian Longo, who’s been captured and claimed to be living as Finkel. Longo and Finkel meet and form a potentially marriage shattering bond while Longo is in prison awaiting his trial. Finkel exchanges journalism tips for the real events behind Longo’s alleged heinous acts of murdering his family. Through the twists and turns in the movie, only at the end will Finkel uncover the True Story.

Review

Their always appears to be an unsettling relationship between serial murderers and the journalists that cover them. Is anyone really going to say that Truman Capote (Author…

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