“it was the most irresponsible bit of filmmaking”

Channel Five made a change to their planned schedule this evening. At 9pm they had been intending to broadcast the 1997 film The Devil’s Own – in which Harrison Ford plays an Irish-American cop who agonises over whether he should turn in his new lodger, Brad Pitt, to the authorities when he learns that Pitt is an IRA gunman on a mission to buy weapons. Obviously viewers might have been confused about which IRA was involved..

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