The Mean Season
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Canadian actor/director Philip Borsos made a couple of interesting films before an untimely death in his early forties, including The Grey Fox (1982) and this crime thriller starring Kurt Russell as police beat reporter Malcolm Anderson. Happily abandoning the Miami Daily for which he's labored for years, he takes a job on a small town paper hoping to take life in the slow lane for a time. Of course, he's soon caught up in a career-making story, after a serial killer (Richard Jordan) likes his account of a murder he's committed and decides to use the journalist as his mouthpiece.… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

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"A gripping thriller that also challenges us to contemplate the ethical responsibilities of journalists."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Unsatisfying mix of "Red Dragon" and "Absence of Malice""
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
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