Fall Movie Preview 2017: Bring On the Oscar Movies, 'Blade Runner' and 'Star Wars'

From the studio's Academy Award hopefuls to superhero blockbusters, a 'Blade Runner' sequel to a brand new 'Star Wars'

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'The Post' (Dec. 22nd)
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'The Post' (Dec. 22nd)

How can audiences and Oscar voters resist watching Steve Spielberg stick it to Trump? As the leader of the free world rants about fake news, Spielberg counters with a timely retelling of how Washington Post publisher Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) defied Nixon and the feds in 1971 by publishing the Pentagon Papers. Those documents, leaked by Daniel Ellsberg, exposed how the U.S. had long covered up its actions in Vietnam. The buzz says Streep may be line to tie Katharine Hepburn's record for winning four acting Oscars. But the heat behind The Post is in its current relevance to the threat against free speech.

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