14A, 134 minutes
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press. "Stone turns a brilliant trick by visually showing how computer spying is conducted. We do not have to understand how it works to appreciate what it does -- because Stone skillfully shows us," writes the Toronto Sun's Bruce Kirkland.