Citizenfour

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Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood
After decades of an older generation portraying the age-group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industry

Steve Rose

20, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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From Weiner to Making A Murderer: this is the golden age of documentaries
Documentary films have are more diverse, experimental and popular than ever before. Here we consider why, and survey the genre’s game-changers

Charlie Lyne, Rebecca Nicholson, John Patterson, Steve Rose, Laura Snapes, Arwa Haider, Bella Todd, Jack Seale and Graeme Virtue

14, Nov, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Snowden review: Oliver Stone turns true thrills into dated Hollywood fodder
The director’s dramatic retelling of the NSA whistleblower’s rise to infamy boasts a strong central performance from Joseph Gordon-Levitt but its attempts to pander to a multiplex crowd are misjudged

Benjamin Lee

10, Sep, 2016 @7:47 AM

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WikiLeaks rep: Julian Assange would find life no easier under President Clinton
Journalist and hacker Jacob Appelbaum says Clinton camp are out to get the WikiLeaks founder, while Laura Poitras, whose documentary about Assange has premiered at Cannes, denies rumours of a falling out

Henry Barnes

19, May, 2016 @10:43 AM

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Laura Poitras's Julian Assange documentary to premiere at Cannes
Look at Assange post-WikiLeaks by director of Citizenfour is part of Directors’ Fortnight sidebar which also includes work by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Pablo Larraín, while Chloë Sevigny short showing in Critics’ Week

Andrew Pulver

19, Apr, 2016 @1:24 PM

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Laura Poitras takes documentaries into the future with Field of Vision
With an ambitious new visual-journalism unit at The Intercept, the Citizenfour director is planning to take non-fiction film-making into the unknown

Nigel M Smith

30, Sep, 2015 @6:25 PM

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Citizenfour: a victim of the DVD waiting game
Director Laura Poitras has created an incredible documentary about Edward Snowden but its ham-fisted release strategy has lost a huge potential audience

Charlie Lyne

11, Sep, 2015 @12:14 PM

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Citizenfour director to preview Assange documentary at New York film festival
Oscar-winning film-maker Laura Poitras will show her new series Asylum, focusing on the WikiLeaks co-founder, accompanied by other short work

Benjamin Lee

25, Aug, 2015 @9:41 AM

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Citizenfour's Laura Poitras suing US government over 'harassment'
Film-maker whose documentary about Edward Snowden won an Oscar says she has been held for hours at a time by airport officials, told she was on a no-fly list and threatened with handcuffs for taking notes

Ben Child

14, Jul, 2015 @7:29 AM

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Snowden: first trailer for Oliver Stone's movie hits the web
Teaser trailer for film about the NSA spy scandal starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, arrives, but offers few clues to eventual shape of movie

Guardian film

30, Jun, 2015 @5:07 PM

The Edward Snowden story - video
The Edward Snowden story led to the Guardian and the Washington Post receiving the Pulitzer prize for public service. Editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger joins Ewen MacAskill, Janine Gibson and Stuart Millar to reveal how the story made the headlines

Joanna Witt

02, Mar, 2015 @4:09 PM

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Oscars 2015: Birdman takes flight but Boyhood suffers growing pains | Peter Bradshaw
Peter Bradshaw: Alejandro González Iñárritu’s fantasia of mid-life crisis came out on top, but surely it’s an injustice that Boyhood failed to win the best picture award

Peter Bradshaw

23, Feb, 2015 @11:51 AM

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