• How a Filmmaker Documented Corrupt Power in 'Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes'

    5 days ago - By No Film School

    With great power can come great misuse of it.
    A man who believed he was more important than the country his news channel covered, Roger Ailes was, up until and following his death in 2017, a controversial figure. The former CEO and behind-the-scenes voice of right-wing news empire Fox News, Ailes was a kind of devilish individual who knew that the "medium was the message" and was hellbent on crafting that message to his liking.
    A conservative at heart, Ailes reached prominence working as a media advisor for several presidential campaigns; he was, in part, credited with securing the...
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  • Critic's Pick: ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes' Review: Portrait of a News Exec

    Critic's Pick: ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes' Review: Portrait of a News Exec

    5 days ago - By NY Times

    Alexis Bloom's film gives viewers a credible sense of Ailes's psychology through the testimony of peers and co-workers who witnessed his ruthlessness firsthand.
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