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The Fifth Estate Reviews

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Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

The Fifth Estate is often guilty of spelling things out and over-simplifying matters, but it's absorbing in places and held together by two strong performances.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 3/5

February 1, 2014

The film is no love letter to [Julian] Assange. If he was worried about being portrayed as an arrogant git, an Aussie larrikin with a neat turn-of-phrase and a questionable concept of conscience, his fears are well-founded.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 3/5

November 14, 2013

This might play the saga as a psychodrama with a bit of Bourne and even 'bromance' and yet, nevertheless, it works, and Cumberbatch is as close as you'll get to Assange without being arrested.

Full Review Source: Rip It Up | Original Score: 3.5

November 13, 2013
Ed Gibbs
The Sun Herald

A well-acted but uneven take on recent events that feels strangely superfluous.

Full Review Source: The Sun Herald | Original Score: 6/10

November 10, 2013
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Cumberbatch is fetching as Assange, and he manages to sound convincingly similar; he also captures the mannerisms. But more importantly, he conveys the deadpan egotism and edgy self promotion, coupled with a fervent belief in his own messianic status

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 9, 2013
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

It tries to pack in far too much material, but where The Fifth Estate is spectacularly successful is in leaving an impression of the character and duplicitous morals of WikiLeaks founder and self-hailed celebrity, Julian Assange

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 9, 2013
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

The Fifth Estate is Woodward VS Bernstein.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 6, 2013
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

The movie runs out of gas but the news story has legs that won't quit.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

October 31, 2013
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
Top Critic IconTop Critic

As nervy and as excitable as the trade that it depicts.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

October 21, 2013
Pete Hammond

Smart,intelligent that plays like a current 'All The President's Men' , a journalistic thriller with lots of pertinent questions but no real answers.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2013
Tony Macklin

The Fifth Estate is a film about audacity made without audacity.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 19, 2013
Kirk Honeycutt

Like the non-fiction novels that followed Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, Bill Condon uses Hollywood moviemaking techniques to get to the heart of the matter

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 6

October 18, 2013
Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

History will judge these pioneers of rogue media, but, as far as this version --- it's too tame to be of any great interest.

Full Review Source: Kaplan vs. Kaplan

October 18, 2013
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

Despite its mostly frantic pacing and considerable ambition, it lacks true entertainment value because the aforementioned dilemma is not presented as a dire situation for the viewer.

Full Review Source: Kaplan vs. Kaplan

October 18, 2013
Todd Jorgenson

Regardless of the preconceived notions of the audience, the slick and well-acted film maintains consistent tension.

Full Review Source:

October 18, 2013
Dave White

This needed to be a 10-hour miniseries on HBO, there's that much ground to cover.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

October 18, 2013
Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
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The Fifth Estate is also as current as a news feed, filling in the disputed facts about Assange's life beyond the headlines and chronicling the revolution that has upended the media landscape in the last decade.

Full Review Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram/ | Original Score: 4/5

October 18, 2013
Clint O'Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer

An intriguing character study that is exceedingly timely and relevant.

Full Review Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer | Original Score: B

October 18, 2013
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

"The Fifth Estate" plays like three different stylistic takes on WikiLeaks' greatest hits, with seemingly important secondary characters (Moritz Bleibtreu, "Run Lola Run," as WikiLeaks server/security guru Marcus) lost in the shuffle.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

October 18, 2013
Matthew Razak

I really want to see the movie that Cumberbatch thought he was in because his performance has so many interesting aspects it couldn't possibly be for what amounts to a nearly paint by numbers thriller.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 52/100

October 18, 2013
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