Veronica Guerin (2003)
March 6, 2004 at 7:00 and 10:00pm in 26-100, and
March 7, 2004 at 10:00pm in 26-100.
Based on a true story, this film is about Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate
Blanchett), who in 1996 was assigned to cover Dublin's drug and crime
underworld. Shortly thereafter, she was murdered by hitmen for the criminals she
had exposed. Publicity surrounding her assassination led to the passage of
numerous new laws controlling drug-related crimes. This film covers what
happened in between, and sheds light on the series of events that led to her
"The film...is made gripping almost single-handedly by Blanchett's superlative
-- Claudia Puig, USA Today. Read this review.