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Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer

Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer
Documentary | 2019 | NR. 1hr 37min
DIRECTOR: Mark Landsman TUESDAY FILM SERIES

Sex! Gossip! Scandal! For over 60 years, the National Enquirer has pumped out salacious, shocking stories, stretching the limits of journalism and blurring the lines between truth and fiction. SCANDALOUS is the sensational true story of the most infamous tabloid in US history, a wild, probing look at how one newspaper's prescient grasp of its' readers darkest curiosities led it to massive profits and influence. From its coverage of Elvis's death, to Monica Lewinsky and the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the National Enquirer rattled the foundations of American culture and politics, sometimes allegedly using payoffs and blackmail to get its scoops. With rare archival footage and revelations as wild as National Enquirer headlines themselves, SCANDALOUS examines our obsession with the rich, famous and powerful, and the tabloid that has fed those obsessions for generations of Americans.


Join us for a post-film discussion Tuesday, December 3, after the 7:00pm screening, facilitated by Christopher Wood. 


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Reviews
While watching this entertaining documentary, keep in mind the claim made by journalist Ronan Farrow: The National Enquirer has buried at least 60 super-sleazy stories about our... president.
Charles Mudede, The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
The story of the National Enquirer comes to life in Scandalous, a vibrant true Hollywood story that pulls numerous twists and turns.
Kristen Lopez, Culturess
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