State of Play (2009)

A petty thief is gunned down in an alley and a Congressman’s assistant falls in front of a subway – two seemingly unrelated deaths. But not to wisecracking, brash newspaper reporter Cal McAffrey who spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. With a turbulent past connected to the Congressman and the aid of ambitious young rookie writer Della Frye, Cal begins uprooting clues that lead him to a corporate cover-up full of insiders, informants, and assassins. But as he draws closer to the truth, the relentless journalist must decide if it’s worth risking his life and selling his soul to get the ultimate story.

Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck

State of Play (2009)

127 min|Crime, Drama, Mystery|17 Apr 2009
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 119,423 usersMetascore: 64
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.