The Fifth Estate News

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Gravity' and 'Captain Phillips' Continue to Conquer

3:20 PM 10/20/2013 by Logan Falk
As one might expect, on a weekend where the new releases are largely mediocre, the stellar releases of previous weeks will have no problem keeping their places at the top of the charts.

New in Theaters: 'Carrie,' 'Escape Plan,' 'The Fifth Estate'

6:05 PM 10/18/2013 by Logan Falk
The Fifth Estate
This week offers moviegoers an interesting combination of three new releases: a reboot of a classic horror film, adapted from a similarly classic horror novel; yet another action film outlet for the midlife crises of aging action stars; and a controversial, dramatic thriller based on a real story. Diverse as this batch is, there is one commonality between the three films—a general mediocrity, according to critics.

Box Office Report: 'Carrie' Opens to $725,000 Thursday Night – Action pic "Escape Plan" and WikiLeaks movie "The Fifth Estate" are also opening this weekend, while "Gravity" is likely to have another strong outing. 9 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee

Benedict Cumberbatch Talks THE FIFTH ESTATE, Preparing for the Dancing Scene, the Difficulty in Telling a Story That’s Still Happening, and More – Opening this week is director Bill Condon’s WikiLeaks drama The Fifth Estate. The pic centers on the relationship between Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) and Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch), as the story follows the early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of highly controversial information leaks. I caught the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, and Condon has done a great job crafting a fascinating and entertaining look at WikiLeaks and the current landscape of news and information sharing. 9 years 7 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Julian Assange's letter to Cumberbatch – The text of the letter sent by the WikiLeaks founder to the actor playing him in The Fifth Estate, in response to an approach by Cumberbatch to meet. 9 years 8 weeks ago via theothersenhman

WikiLeaks Leaks The Fifth Estate Script in Typical Protest – Despite reportedly rebuffing requests from filmmakers and star Benedict Cumberbatch during the making of The Fifth Estate, Julian Assange’s website has now released a “mature” script from the film accompanied by a lengthy post that refutes point-by-point everything from the film’s depiction of WikiLeaks, down to the idea that Assange’s ... 9 years 11 weeks ago via jetli

WikiLeaks Not a Fan of WikiLeaks Movie – WikiLeaks has posted what it calls a "mature version" of the screenplay to Bill Condon's Julian Assange film The Fifth Estate, adding that it was "obtained at a late stage during the principal photography of 2013." The script was posted last Friday after the film's world premiere in Toronto, but before its wide theatrical release. 9 years 11 weeks ago via jackiechan

Toronto Film Festival Lineup: Mandela, Fifth Estate, Kill Your Darlings ... – The Toronto International Film Festival announced 75 of its likely 250-plus films today. And as is the case, September's festival will feature a lot of big movies' premieres. World premieres include: Bill Condon's Benedict Cumberbatch–starring WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate; John Wells's August: Osage County adaptation, which stars Meryl Streep and ... 9 years 19 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Watch: First Trailer For 'The Fifth Estate' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange – Journalist or traitor? Whistleblower or security threat? You might think we're talking about Edward Snowden, but before him was Julian Assange, who may not have been the first activist to shake up governments around the world, but certainly the one with the biggest influence in our times. And now his tale is getting told (whether he likes it or not).

9 years 20 weeks ago via donnieyen

DreamWorks Move Benedict Cumberbatch Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' To Oct., Push Vince Vaughn's 'The Delivery Man' To Nov. – Now that Cannes is underway, we're starting the nine-month tick towards awards season -- with the Coens' "Inside Llewyn Davis" already looking like a Best Picture potential, if the Cannes reviews are anything to go by. And DreamWorks is celebrating the gearing up of the Oscar-hunting machinery by shuffling around a couple of their release dates. 9 years 28 weeks ago via donnieyen
Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content

The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate
Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), “The Fifth Estate” traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. The website's overnight...
Bill Condon
October 18, 2013