DVD, Digital Release: Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer

Digital, DVD Release Date: Feb. 18, 2020
Price: DVD $17.29
Studio: Magnolia

Sex! Gossip! Scandal!

Okay, we’re hoping we’ve grabbed your attention as we tell you about filmmaker Mark Landsman’s latest project…

For over 60 years, the National Enquirer has pumped out salacious, shocking stories, stretching the limits of journalism and blurring the lines between truth and fiction. In Landsman’s Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirerthe sensational true story of the most infamous tabloid in US history is told, along with detailing how one newspaper’s prescient grasp of its’ readers darkest curiosities led it to massive profits and influence.

From its coverage of Elvis’s death, to the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the National Enquirer rattled the foundations of American culture and politics, sometimes allegedly using payoffs and blackmail to get its scoops. With archival footage, interviews with former employees and revelations as wild as National Enquirer headlines themselves (like the Enquirer’s mob roots!), Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer examines our obsession with the rich, famous and powerful, and the tabloid that has fed those obsessions for generations of Americans.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.