Terrific performances, but To Die For doesn’t make any particularly sharp observations about America’s obsession with fame and television. Lots of mean spirit and stylish direction/editing deployed for a sledgehammer’s precision.
On October 4, 1986, while walking along Park Avenue to his apartment in Manhattan, Dan Rather was attacked and punched from behind by a man who demanded to know "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" while a second assailant chased and beat him. As the assailant pummeled and kicked Rather, he kept repeating the question.