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Blu-Ray Review: The Fifth Estate

The as-yet-unfinished story of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Cumberbatch).
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Bad Grandpa, Downton Abbey, Rush ...

This week: Wake the servants, Downton Abbey doth return; Jackass gets geriatric; and Treme bows out. ► DOWNTON ABBEY doesn’t finish its fourth season on PBS until Feb. 23, but if you can’t wait to see how it ends, the whole thing is out on DVD/Blu-ray Tuesday (I don’t get it either,...
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Review: The Fifth Estate

PLOT: The story of Wiki-Leaks, from it's growth under founder/editor-in-chief Julian Assange ( Benedict Cumberbatch ) and spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg ( Daniel Bruhl ) to it's eventual publication of a massive amount of classified data leaked by soldier Bradley Manning. REVIEW: The highest praise I can give Bill Condon 's THE FIFTH ESTATE is that it takes an...
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Julian Assange calls The Fifth Estate "wretched" and "toxic" in this letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch reached out to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before working on THE FIFTH ESTATE, and although the actor did not end up meeting him, he did get a response from Assange. WikiLeaks has published a letter Assange wrote to Cumberbatch in January, and in it he blasts Dreamworks for the film while praising Benedict Cumberbatch , but Julian Assange also tells...
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2013 Toronto International Film Festival Preview!

I canít believe itís been a whole year since last yearís edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, but here it is again! From September 5th to the 15th, Iíll be heading to Toronto for my fifth year (crazy how time flies) covering whatís got to be one of the best film festivals in existence. I honestly canít wait. Even though Iíve been plenty, every year feels just as exciting as the...
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New poster and images from The Fifth Estate starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl

THE FIFTH ESTATE chronicles the rise and fall of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who exposed numerous secret materials from the U.S. government as well as documents from all over the world that have seemingly caused an international manhunt for the controversial figure (who now has diplomatic asylum). The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the reclusive hacker, along with supporting...
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First trailer and new images from the WikiLeaks film The Fifth Estate with Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel BrŁhl

With Edward Snowden dominating the news for the past couple of weeks, I suppose it's fitting that the first trailer for the WikiLeaks film THE FIFTH ESTATE has arrived, as well as three new images. The film focuses on the site's editor-in-chief and founder Julian Assange ( Benedict Cumberbatch ) as well as former website spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl),...
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Bill Condon's The Fifth Estate with Benedict Cumberbatch's Julian Assange begins production

Dreamworks has released a press release stating that its Julian Assange movie has begun shooting in Los Angeles. The movie will supposedly be about the time that Julian Assange portrayed actor Benedict Cumberbatch in an attempt to see if he could win a Best Actor Oscar at the 2014 Academy Awards, and the internet is already buzzing over who the possible villian may be. Or...
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Benedict Cumberbatch looks disturbingly similar to Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate

So okay, maybe the wig isn't so good, but still... This is the first photo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel BrŁhl in the Wikileaks film, now titled, THE FIFTH ESTATE. As you all may already be well aware, a film is being made by Bill Condon (KINSEY) about WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. The film is based on two books: Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange At The...
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