Absence of Malice-1981, starring Sally Field, Paul Newman, and Wilford Brimley
He says- A reporter is duped by a scheming government investigator into printing a story that discredits innocent Newman; while she hides behind the privilege of the press, he determines to get even. Absorbing drama by former reporter Kurt Luedtke with two charismatic star performances. Filmed in Miami. 3 stars.
I say--God this was a snoozer. I really found this to be a movie with no real action and it was just 2 hours of talking. Paul Newman was good, but I felt like he deserved better material. And Wilford Brimley didn't even mention diabetes once! He comes in at the very end to explain everything, which makes his character rather useless. 1 star.