7 Movies And TV Series For Magazine/Publishing Lovers: Younger, She Was Pretty, And More
- The Post (2017)The Post (2017)
- Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019)Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019)
- Younger (2015)Younger (2015)
- She Was PrettyShe Was Pretty
- A Very Special Love (2008)A Very Special Love (2008)
- Spotlight (2015)Spotlight (2015)
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Wouldn't it be interesting to know the stories of the storytellers?
These Hollywood movies and TV Shows will give us an insider look at the world of journalism and publishing—the kind that's just as compelling as the stories that the professionals in this industry create. Just take a look at iconic movies such as The Devil Wears Prada.
If you think you can handle this intense, busy and dramatic world, then explore these titles on your next marathon.
The Post (2017)
The press and the US government go head to head in The Post. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this movie stars Meryl Streep as Kay Graham, the first female publisher of a newspaper in the US. If you're up for an intense political movie that portrays the value of truth, then you'll enjoy this for sure.
Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019)
Kang Dan-yi had a successful career as a copywriter, but this doesn't seem to matter to the company she's applying to. Desperate to get a job after getting divorced and becoming a single mother, she lies about her qualifications and earns a chance to work. Soon, she'll discover that her childhood friend Cha Eun-ho, the youngest chief editor of a publishing company works at the same building.
Pursuing a career can be challenging for everybody, not just for the fresh graduates but even for the older generation. A single mother defies 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 this fun and intriguing series was created by Darren Star?
She Was Pretty
Fashion magazines are where beauty and style converge. Kim Hye-jin used to have it all until her family's publishing company waned, forcing her to face a life of struggle. On the other hand, Ji Sung-joon, who was once a young boy with low self-esteem, grew up to become a good-looking and successful deputy chief editor. Inspired by a true story, this TV series portrays the budding romance between two opposing individuals who have to work together.
A Very Special Love (2008)
Who would've thought that the stern owner of a men's magazine would fall head over heels for a cheerful new hire? Revisit the A Very Special Love movie series to see how Laida Magtalas (played by Sarah Geronimo) and Miggy Montenegro's romance began. This iconic Filipino rom-com is memorable for many things, including that famous rain dance scene.
Based on the true story about the local Catholic Archdiocese scandal, the movie Spotlight centres on how the Spotlight team of the newspaper Boston Globe uncovered the truth in 1976. The story also portrays how the team of investigative journalists are personally conflicted with the revelation. The movie has won awards and received nominations when it was first released in 2015.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
A light movie like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty will take you on an adventure of a lifetime. The titular character played by Ben Stiller is inspired to go on a journey, the same exciting ventures that the individuals in Life magazine have experienced. Plus, this Disney film is directed by Stiller himself.