Shattered Glass

Synopsis: Young hotshot journalist Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen) puts on a good show for his adoring editor, Michael Kelly (Hank Azaria), but admits deep insecurities to his fellow writer, Caitlin Avey (Chloë Sevigny). When Glass begins turning in outrageous stories, his popularity skyrockets, but rival journalist Charles Lane (Peter Sarsgaard) becomes suspicious as to their factual accuracy, and eventually discovers that Glass has been fabricating many of his sources.
Genre: Drama, History
Production: Lions Gate Films Inc.
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 27 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
73
Rotten Tomatoes:
91%
PG-13
Year:
2003
94 min
$2,105,024
Website
680 Views

that's on every night

between those "Fixodent"

commercials, right?" That shut him up.

Hey, Steve.

Hey, Steve.

Hey, guys.

- Gloria, that necklace is you.

- Thanks, doll.

I got some new merchandise.

For your girlfriend.

- As soon as I get this piece done.

- How is it coming?

- Horrible.

- Uh-huh.

It's the fundamental nature

of the magazine, Lew.

- Mallory, can I get some copies?

- Sure.

People want photographs,

they can buy Newsweek.

They do buy Newsweek.

And Time,

and US News & World Report.

And our losses are a joke.

Let me guess. He's on you again

about a redesign.

- Yeah, cover page and graphics.

- And photographs.

Let me remind you Steve,

this magazine hasn't changed

its look since the ' s.

How is it?

It's good.

- You hate it.

- No, it's good, It's a little rough.

No, it's the worst thing

I ever wrote. It's horrible.

If you guys don't help me with it,

I'm not even going to send it in.

- When is it due?

- Tomorrow.

Tsk...

I may have to kill myself.

I mean, The New York Times

Magazine!

Will you guys

help me with it, please?

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Billy Ray

William "Billy" Ray is an American screenwriter and director. He began writing for television and movies in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written numerous movies including Volcano and Hart's War. He was one of the creators and writers of the science fiction show Earth 2. On August 10, 2015, it was announced that he will be writing the screenplay that Martin Scorsese will direct of an adaptation of The Devil in the White City, which will star Leonardo DiCaprio. more…

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