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Edward Snowden, who cast himself as the hero of his own spy movie, gets the real thing in Oliver Stone's Hollywoodized biopic of the National Security Agency whistleblower."Snowden" isn't a liberal screed, or at least not an overt one.Carried by Gordon-Levitt, "Snowden" captures the rise of surveillance by viewing it through Snowden's initially innocent eyes.The movie, perhaps ironically, isn't actually tailored for the choir, but is designed to inform – about Snowden, himself, and the intelligence community of which he was a part."Snowden" has backstory on its side, though, beginning with Snowden's military training at Fort Bragg (cut short by injury) and leading into his ascent at the CIA.It seems only fair Snowden should get his own close-up, too."Snowden" is screening in Beirut-area theaters
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