A compelling performance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt fuels director Oliver Stone’s take on controversial whistleblower Edward Snowden. While working as an independent contractor for the National Security Agency in 2013, computer whiz Snowden discovers evidence that the U.S. government has been using high-tech means to spy on ordinary citizens. After wrestling with his conscience, Snowden leaks his finds to the press, a decision that would force him into exile and change his life forever. With Melissa Leo, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto. 135 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.