Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's espionage thriller, which finds the rabble-rousing director of yore in an unusually muted mood.
The buzz on Snowden, Oliver Stone’s biopic about the young security contractor responsible for the worst leak of government secrets in US history, is that it is further proof that the director has lost his mojo....
Trainwreck in the timber
Some novels just shouldn’t be adapted for film. Nobody sets out to make a bad movie. These two truisms come to mind in the wake of Serena, Susanne Bier’s troubled, long-shelved adaptation of Ron Rash’s 2009 novel (for context, Serena was shot on ...
Fact, fiction and speculation are all bound up together in a film about the ‘true’ authorship of Shakespeare’s work.
Learn all about literature’s biggest question Anonymous kicks off with the assertion that William Shakespeare never wrote a single word of his plays, then proceeds to tell a story that explains who the author was – the real-life Edward de ...
Bitterly funny and emotionally true.
Ever since he co-wrote The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou alongside director Wes Anderson in 2004, filmmaker Noah Baumbach has alighted on his own productive course. His earlier inconclusive attempts to fit into a version of the romantic comedy...