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State of PlayCongressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is a rising star in Washington; handsome, unflappable and seemingly honorable, he's seen as his party's next presidential nominee. But when his congressional aide is killed, his old college friend, a Washington D.C. journalist, starts investigating the case, and it's involving him.
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Directors of "State of Play"Kevin MacdonaldBirthdate: 28 October 1967, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Creators of "State of Play"Matthew Michael CarnahanTony GilroyBirthdate: 11 September 1956, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "State of Play"Time OutApril 24, 2009
Despite the clichéd nature of much of the dialogue and the derivative thriller set-ups, 'State of Play' provides sufficient old-fashioned entertainment value to justify the ticket.New YorkerApril 20, 2009
The three screenwriters may have been trying to work too many plot strands into two hours; in any case, State of Play is both overstuffed and inconclusive.Christian Science MonitorApril 20, 2009
It's sentimental in all the right ways.At the MoviesApril 20, 2009
As a former reporter and a fervent believer that we need good, independent newspapers to do their jobs keeping government and business in check, I think they got the journalism right.Los Angeles TimesApril 17, 2009
A meandering movie that sometimes hits dead center and sometimes misfires dismally, resulting in a drama more tangled than taut.Critic's NotebookOctober 07, 2015
Maybe there's even a point embedded somewhere in there, but it's anybody's guess what that would be.Movies.comApril 04, 2011
It's all very "ripped from the headlines" and the characters are more types than people, but at least it doesn't talk down to you. Much.Matt's Movie ReviewsAugust 03, 2010
Journalistic ethics and the scandalous nature of politics are featured in the taut conspiracy thriller, State of Play.Fan The FireApril 15, 2010
At last, State Of Play is an example of a Hollywood refresh that not only stand up to the source, but builds upon it.TheMovieReport.comAugust 31, 2009
Smart, complex dramas constructed and performed with precision like this are too rare an offering to pass up.CinePassionAugust 25, 2009
Quite a stew of 'relevance'
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