Snowden ★★★

I really feel like you should just watch Citizenfour. This film has fluff that just feels corny and insincere. Painting Snowden as this conservative, American hero, though perhaps based in some small truths, just doesn't sell the real story to me.

The glamour shots of Snowden at the end of the film really were unnecessary and forced.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a great talent and I'm a big fan. But really, that voice. You're killing me. I don't care if you sound exactly like him if you just do a good job acting. It took me out every single time. As did Shailene Woodley's horrific acting. I think Zachary Quinto, with his 20 something lines was the real star here. Oh and Nic Cage just sorta, being there for a minute...that was cool I guess?

Don't get me wrong, it's not a bad film persay. It's just forced. And that voice! I mean, come on.