Venom Truth in Journalism Short Film. Joe Lynch‘s Venom: Truth in Journalism (2013) short film stars Ryan Kwanten, Danny Belrose, Adi Shankar, and Derek Mears. Venom: Truth in Journalism‘s plot synopsis: “Inspired by the cult 1992 Belgian crime mockumentary Man Bites Dog, Truth in Journalism is directed by Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom) and stars Ryan Kwanten (True Blood) as Eddie Brock, who is being followed by a French documentary crew looking to uncover the truth behind Brock’s firing from the Daily Bugle. Naturally, a certain symbiote may have something to do with it…”
More on Venom: Truth in Journalism:
The short, set in 1980s New York, is…filmed in black-and-white.
Truth in Journalism features an unexpected reveal at the end, to the tune of Glenn Frey’s ‘You Belong To The City’.
From Eddie Brock (Ryan Kwanten) during the short film:
The great part of my job is that I get to be an ‘administrator of truth.’ Crime occurs every 13 seconds in this city. You know we have these statistics? Because guys like me are out on the streets, collecting these stories. We put the caution in cautionary tale, y’know? And being aware the crime out there, the people of this city can live their lives accordingly. In fact, I’m the one doing this city a public service. We’re the heroes out there….
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