The Fifth Estate follows recent movies like The Social Network in that they are based on very recent events brought to the big screen.
Unlike The Social Network, however, The Fifth Estate seemed to lack focus, both in who the focus was and what the primary story being told was. Were we spotlighting the situation or the man behind it. Both are interesting in and of themselves but trying to do double duty is difficult – and in this case, didn’t compliment each other. Continue reading