The Circle, a new thriller set in the offices of a tech giant that's like Google, Facebook, and Apple all rolled into one. 

Unfortunately, the film has neither the patience nor the insight to dig very deeply at all. Instead, it blows the whole concept to rubble and pats itself on the back for having the insight to drop such truth bombs.

Directed by James Ponsoldt and based on a novel by Dave Eggers, The Circle stars Emma Watson as Mae Holland, a bright young woman who's hired to work at The Circle. The company has just come out with a revolutionary new technology: a camera called SeeChange that's so tiny, versatile, and cheap that it promises to bring about an era of (even more) constant surveillance.  Read more...

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Emma Watson’s ‘The Circle’ is so busy railing against technology, it forgets to be a movie

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There’s rich material to be mined from the premise of The Circle, a new thriller set in the offices of a tech giant that’s like Google, Facebook, and Apple all rolled into one. 

Unfortunately, the film has neither the patience nor the insight to dig very deeply at all. Instead, it blows the whole concept to rubble and pats itself on the back for having the insight to drop such truth bombs.

Directed by James Ponsoldt and based on a novel by Dave Eggers, The Circle stars Emma Watson as Mae Holland, a bright young woman who’s hired to work at The Circle. The company has just come out with a revolutionary new technology: a camera called SeeChange that’s so tiny, versatile, and cheap that it promises to bring about an era of (even more) constant surveillance.  Read more…

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