Movie Trailer for State of Play (2009) starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright, Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels, Michael Berresse directed by Kevin Macdonald Movie Review

State of Play (2009)   4/54/54/54/54/5

Trailer for State of Play

Now there is a lot going on in "State of Play", so much that I am still a little speechless about how much is crammed into the space of 127 minutes. But to give you an oversight, the death of a researcher working on a committee headed by Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck - He's Just Not That Into You) opens a can of worms, there is an affair, there is a linked death, there is the senator's friendship to reporter Cal McAffrey (Russell Crowe - American Gangster), there is a battle between old style journalism and modern blogging all of which combines to create a multi layered intriguing, twisting storyline. And it is a storyline which commands your attention because there is a constant drip drip drip of information, clues, subtle words which are crucial to how things pan out. But don't worry because it isn't hard work following the story, it's relatively easy and it is exciting as well making you want to catch every second. ... Read Review