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The free press and paranoia

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By Glenn Kenny for MSN Movies“The Fifth Estate,” directed by Bill Condon (“Kinsey”) from a script by , fictionalizes the story of Julian Assange, of the all-digital secrets-seeking WikiLeaks. A story of secrets, lies, and the adage that just because you’re paranoid it doesn’t mean they’re NOT out to get you, the movie sent us back to some of our favorite older pictures about reporters, moguls, and the risks they’ll take to get a scoop while it’s hot. We did not include either “The Front Page” or “His Girl Friday” because, well, too obvious. See those first if you haven’t, then check out these gems.
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