7 Movies & TV Shows For Magazine & Publishing Lovers: Younger, She Was Pretty & More
By Christine Andas
June 30, 2021
Wouldn’t it be interesting to know the stories of the storytellers?
These Hollywood movies and TV shows will give us an inside look at the world of journalism and publishing, the genre that is just as fascinating as the stories that professionals in this industry create. Take a look at iconic films such as The devil wears Prada.
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If you think you can handle this intense, busy and dramatic world, then explore these titles on your next marathon.
The press and the US government clash The post office. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film stars Meryl Streep as Kay Graham, the first female editor of a newspaper in the United States. If you are ready for an intense political film that portrays the value of truth then you are sure to enjoy it.
Kang Dan-yi has had a successful career as a copywriter, but that doesn’t seem to matter to the company she’s applying to. Desperate to find a job after divorcing and becoming a single mother, she lies about her qualifications and wins a chance to work. Soon she will find out that her childhood friend Cha Eun-ho, the youngest editor in a publishing house, works in the same building.
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Pursuing a career can be a challenge for everyone, not just new graduates, but even the older generation. A single mom challenges this by pretending to be younger than she is to start a career, which will soon give her another shot at romance. Did we mention that this fun and intriguing series was created by Darren Star?
Fashion magazines are where beauty and style converge. Kim Hye-jin had had it all until her family’s publishing house disappeared, forcing her to face a life of struggle. On the flip side, Ji Sung-joon, who was once a young boy with low self-esteem, grew up to be a handsome and successful associate editor. Inspired by a true story, this television series portrays the burgeoning romance between two opposing individuals who must work together.
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Who would have thought that the stern owner of a men’s magazine would fall head over heels in love with a cheerful new recruit? Revisit the A very special love series of films to see how the romance of Laida Magtalas (played by Sarah Geronimo) and Miggy Montenegro began. This iconic Filipino romantic comedy is memorable for many things, including that famous rain dance scene.
Based on the true story of the local Catholic Archdiocese scandal, the film Projector focuses on how the Boston Globe newspaper’s Spotlight team discovered the truth in 1976. The story also describes how the investigative team of journalists is personally in conflict with the revelation. The film won awards and received nominations when it was first released in 2015.
A light film like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty will take you on the adventure of a lifetime. The main character played by Ben Stiller is inspired to go on a journey, the same thrilling adventures that the people of Life magazine went through. Plus, this Disney movie is directed by Stiller himself.