When Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder [Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, not a soul could predict what would happen next. Her decision leads to Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world.
Director: Jay Roach
Cast: Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron, John Lithgow
Review: It’s all weighty, serious material with huge stakes—emotionally, culturally and financially. But Roach, working from a script by Charles Randolph, finds a tricky balance of portraying these events with a sprightly tone while crafting a steadily building tension. Bombshell is both light on its feet and a punch in the gut.
Verdict: Worth The Popcorn