Movie Review: 'CitizenFour', Snowden for Lovers and Haters

October 28, 2014 9:14 PM

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Movie Review: 'CitizenFour', Snowden for Lovers and Haters

Two kinds of people are interested in Laura Pointras' new documentary, CitizenFour, about Edward Snowden's early contacts with journalists Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and herself. Let's have a review of the film for each group, the Haters and Everyone Else.

Snowden worked deep inside America's national security state. His last job was as a contract systems administrator for the NSA. Through this job he obtained a massive trove of documents which, when made public, demonstrated to the world U.S. government electronic surveillance and espionage on a scal...

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