Mastergate

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Mastergate ★★★½ 1992

Satire on mass media and the government features the Totally News Network's coverage of a Senate investigation of a CIA not-so-secret arms deal with Central American revolutionaries. Masterful dialogue fuels this thinly-veiled spoof of the Iran-Contra hearings. 90m/C VHS . Richard Kiley, David Ogden Stiers, Ed Begley Jr., Bruno Kirby, Tim Reid, Marcia Strassman, Ken Howard, Darren McGavin, James Coburn, Burgess Meredith, Dennis Weaver, Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Jerry Orbach, Buck Henry, Ben Stein, Robert Guillaume, Ron Vawter, Louis Giambalvo; D: Michael Engler; W: Larry Gelbart.TV