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Wikileaks flick ‘Fifth Estate’ heads list of 2013 movie turkeys

WikiLeaks drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch records worst takings-to-budget ratio in past year, says Forbes WikiLeaks drama The Fifth Estate, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange, has been named the year’s biggest movie turkey by experts at financial magazine Forbes. Bill Condon’s film about the early years of the whistleblowing site…

Benedict Cumberbatch launches defense of Julian Assange

Catherine Shoard, The Guardian Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor whose high-profile portrayal of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is generating Oscar buzz, has launched a defence of the man he plays in new movie The Fifth Estate. “I think we show his ideas and integrity and self-sacrifice,” said Cumberbatch, the morning…