SNOWDEN stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is written and directed by Oliver Stone. The script is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.Written by
Open Road Films
There's a sticker for the Tor network in the cover of Snowden's laptop. Tor is a networking method used for anonymous connections. He also reportedly used it to send the leaked information to The Washington Post and The Guardian. See more »
Despite being portrayed as an extremely skilled hacker, Snowden uses drag-and-drop to copy the files to his microSD card in the Hawaii NSA base, exposing himself to being found due to the tens of file copy dialogs that pop up on the screen. Any sort of power user, let alone a hacker, would have used the command line, and would have minimized the window so it wouldn't stay visible on the screen. See more »
I know he won best picture for platoon - which also was a serious endeavour - but its behind us.
Vietnam is over, Vietnam is done.
Snowden lives. Actually, Snowden escaped and survived.
He went to what might be the only place people can be protected from US government agencies. I would like to think all whistle blowers would have to do is cross into Canada but then Snowden would know. He was smart - he is smart.
I remember Bambi Bembenek. She blew a whistle too and made it to Canada. Poor thing.
This is a must see for all except those that don't care their protection set forth by the founders of the United States can be taken away by bullies, perhaps corrupted by limitless power of a new industrialized intelligence complex.
Masterful work by Oliver Stone.
Thanks for bringing it to Tiff.
Oliver, please ask for a theatre more appropriate for Q&A for Snowden 2.0
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