| May 18, 2013
| 9:28 AM
When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" may be a documentary, but director Alex Gibney gives the film the feel of a propulsive espionage techno-thriller played out in the real world.
The movie is in some sense two films in one. It's partly a study of...
| Oct 17, 2013
** (out of four)
You could fault arrogant, deceitful, unethical Julian Assange for a lot, but you can't blame him for resenting “The Fifth Estate.” Based on a book co-written by Assange’s former colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, this...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier.
So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their defense of the Army analyst Monday by portraying him as a computer whiz operating under loose guidelines whose decision to leak reams of classified documents was based on a well-intentioned sense of...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:36 AM
SANFORD, Fla.--Jurors in the George Zimmerman case will be allowed to consider the lesser charge of manslaughter when they begin their deliberations on whether the neighborhood watch volunteer murdered Trayvon Martin or shot the unarmed teenager in self-...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bradley Manning is on trial for leaking a video of a U.S. helicopter attack that killed several Iraqi civilians. Two Reuters reporters were killed in the attack and at least two children were wounded. Manning is suspected of leaking tens of thousands...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. — The judge in the court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on Thursday turned down a defense request to dismiss the most serious charge against him -- aiding the enemy -- setting in motion closing arguments in the first of a pair...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Leftie publisher O/R Books is covering the Bradley Manning trial for a book slated to appear in October, "The United States vs. PFC Bradley Manning: A Graphic Account From Inside the Courtroom." The chronicler is Clark Stoeckley -- he's a WikiLeaks...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Long before he was unmasked as the biggest leaker of classified intelligence secrets in U.S. history, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's boss, who worked with him inside a small plywood unit near Baghdad, suspected that he might be a spy. Her...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The government has ways to make you talk, as writer James Risen was reminded when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ordered him last week to testify against the Central Intelligence Agency source who told him about covert operations...