Film Review: Quiz Show

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It should really be a surprise that a magazine about movies produced by a national cinema chain should be a good source for filming films that have somehow managed to pass me by but once again, Vue Cinema’s monthly free magazine has come up trumps. Having introduced me to Bringing Out The Dead at the start of January, this time around it’s welcomed into my life Quiz Show. A mid-nineties film from Robert Redford about the Quiz Show Scandals that rocked America in the 1950s as the nation became obsessed with television.

Going into Quiz Show I know absolutely nothing about it, I didn’t realise that it was actually based on true events and a real life scandal. I didn’t even watch the trailer. I simply looked at the critics rating on Metacritic, and combined with the review in the Vue Magazine (and a low price tag) pushed buy.
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