Broadcast News1987

Director: James L. Brooks
Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rating: R (Restricted)
Runtime: 133 minutes

Holly Hunter plays a network news producer who, much to her chagrin, finds herself falling for pretty-boy anchorman William Hurt. He is all glamour without substance and represents a hated shift from hard news toward packaged "infotainment," which H… more »

Aaron Altman:
I know you care about him. I've never seen you like this about anyone, so please don't take it wrong when I tell you that I believe that Tom, while a very nice guy, is the Devil.

Jane Craig:
This isn't friendship.

Aaron Altman:
What do you think the Devil is going to look like if he's around? Nobody is going to be taken in if he has a long, red, pointy tail. No. I'm semi-serious here. He will look attractive and he will be nice and helpful and he will get a job where he influences a great God-fearing nation and he will never do an evil thing... he will just bit by little bit lower standards where they are important. Just coax along flash over substance... Just a tiny bit. And he will talk about all of us really being salesmen. And he'll get all the great women.

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