• A Guide to Each Member of the Chicago 7 and What Happened to Them

    11 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Aaron Sorkin returns to the political drama sphere with The Trial of the Chicago 7 , which is based on the infamous court case involving protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. It was a tense time in America as citizens were unhappy with poverty, racial inequality, and the Vietnam War. Police brutality notoriously broke out at the demonstrations. Ultimately, eight organizers were arrested on charges of conspiracy to use interstate commerce with intent to incite a riot: Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner, and Bobby...
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  • 11 Movies Like The Trial of the Chicago 7 That'll Have You Saying, "Order in the Court!"

    11 Movies Like The Trial of the Chicago 7 That'll Have You Saying, "Order in the Court!"

    11 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7 is full of brilliant performances from the entire ensemble - although, Jeremy Strong and Sacha Baron Cohen are standouts as Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman, respectively. While watching the film, you're easily swept up in the group's tribulations as they wait to see the outcome of a trial that's nothing more than political pettiness. Before you know it, the movie's over and you're left with a feeling of wanting to go out and do something or, at the very least, wanting to get swept up in another dramatized legal battle. If you're the latter, we've...
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