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As pop culture narratives go, "Scandalous" wants to be as colorful and fun as a flip through of the rag itself at the supermarket. But in these truth-challenged times, the jovial tone of "Scandalous" all too often outweighs the judgmental.
In the end, the goal of the documentary, told mainly from the point of view of Enquirer alumni, is to be entertaining, and director Mark Landsman succeeds on that level, keeping things brisk and highly visual.
Director Mark Landsman gathers many entertaining reminiscences from former reporters and editors of the paper, supplementing them with commentary from such journalistic talking heads as Carl Bernstein, Ken Auletta and Maggie Haberman.