Tag: julianassange

Review: In RISK, Laura Poitras Takes Risks in Exposing Assange And Wikileaks

6 years in the making, Risk tries to keep up with whirlwind of information, highlighting Poitras's unprecedented access into wikileaks and Assange as many events around the world were unfolding.

Review: THE FIFTH ESTATE Showcases Benedict Cumberbatch And Little Else

The real draw for The Fifth Estate isn't the drama surrounding it but the enticing and almost albino-like visage of Benedict Cumberbatch railing in an Aussie accent about truth, justice, and the "mainstream media". If casting accomplishes much of the...

TIFF 2013 Review: THE FIFTH ESTATE Showcases Benedict Cumberbatch

Over the weeks leading up to the Toronto International Film Festival, I've been asked repeatedly about the choice of this film as an opening Gala. Many have questions whether the opening film somehow speaks to a great theme at the...