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Broadcast News ★★★½ 1987 (R)

The acclaimed, witty analysis of network news shows, dealing with the three way romance between a driven career woman producer, an ace nebbish reporter and a brainless, popular on screen an chorman. Incisive and funny, though often simply idealistic. 132m/C VHS, DVD . William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Jack Nicholson, Joan Cusack, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, John Cusack, Gennie James; D: James L. Brooks; W: James L. Brooks; C: Michael Ballhaus; M: Bill Conti, Michael Gore. L.A. Film Critics '87: Actress (Hunter); Natl. Bd. of Review '87: Actress (Hunter); N.Y. Film Critics '87: Actress (Hunter), Director (Brooks), Film, Screenplay.