The Post (2017) ***1/2

In The Post (2017), Spielberg (obviously) channels All The President's Men (1976) (there's even a nod to that film at the end), but there are hints of his own other works from the 2000s as well, including Munich (2005), Lincoln (2012), and Bridge Of Spies (2015). The performances are strong, the direction is assured, and the film remains interesting throughout, but it's overwrought and a bit on the nose at times with its politics and how they pertain to current times.

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