SNOWDEN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Oliver Stone Stars: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quino, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Olyphant, Scott Eastwood, Ben Schnetzer, Ben Chaplin, Logan Marshall Green, Joely Richardson. Dual Oscar winning filmmaker Oliver Stone is a polarising figure with a strong political conscience whose films often shake up the establishment. His films have often explored themes of power and corruption and complex issues about American values in the modern world. He has explored some of the darker Continue reading

CITIZENFOUR

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Laura Poitras. This documentary is a sort of Pentagon Papers for the digital age. In 2013 filmmaker Laura Poitras received some encrypted emails from an anonymous source calling himself "citizenfour". He claimed to have evidence of illegal surveillance operations carried out by the National Security Agency, in conjunction with intelligence agencies from other countries, spying on citizens in the name of national security. He claimed to have proof that the NSA was spying on the leaders of other supposedly friendly countries, Continue reading