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The Post Rated 12A

The Post

Dir. Steven Spielberg. USA, 2017. 1h 56m. Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Alison Brie, Sarah Paulson, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, Matthew Rhys, Jesse Plemons, Bob Odenkirk.

Timely themes abound in the story of The Washington Post’s race to publish the Pentagon Papers, classified documents concerning America’s involvement in Vietnam. Spielberg’s expertly crafted film about old-school journalism features stirring performances by Streep and Hanks. Nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.

‘While sentimental at times, The Post has something to say about the world, and just happens to do it beautifully.’ ★★★★★ James Luxford, Metro

‘Spielberg’s thrilling Pentagon Papers drama gives Meryl Streep her richest role in years’ ★★★★★ Robbie Collin, The Telegraph