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Shattered Glass

Hayden Christensen, Chloe Sevigny, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zahn, Hank Azaria

Directed by Billy Ray
Rolling Stone: star rating
5 3
Community: star rating
5 3 0
March 9, 2004

Hot fact-checking action like you've never seen it before! Shattered Glass ably tells the story of Stephen Glass, a young New Republic reporter who fabricated stories. Doesn't exactly sound like movie material, does it? But Glass is more about 1990s-style ambition than journalism, and it works so well because every character in it is pockmarked with an almost toxic need to succeed; Glass seems less like a sociopath than an overambitious kid who took things too far.

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