The Circle is an adaptation of the novel by the same name by Dave Eggers who also worked on the screenplay alongside director James Ponsoldt. It’s the story of Mae (Emma Watson), a young woman searching for a job which pays enough that she can help her rural working class, now unemployed, parents care for her father’s (Bill Paxton in his final film role) multiple sclerosis. 949 more words
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7/10 The Circle could have been better in several ways, but mostly gets where it wants to go.
The movie follows Mae Holland (Emma Watson), a recent college graduate who is hired by The Circle, an Orwellian vision of Facebook and Google. 713 more words
Sometimes I like to play a game with movie names called Swap That Preposition. The rules are simple: Take a movie and replace THE with A, or vice versa. 659 more words
In The Circle, our world of disruptive technology from social media to search engines has been conveniently consolidated into one uber-corporation called, you guessed it, The Circle, a simple name for what is strangely a shallow, unimaginative invention representative of what our near-future might be ruled by. 750 more words
I give The Circle 3 out of 5 Cheeses From Last Year: http://newscult.com/movie-review-the-circle-has-flashes-of-brilliance-as-it-attempts-to-figure-out-the-deep-surveillance-state/