The Circle [Blu-ray].

Contributor(s): Watson, Emma | Hanks, Tom | Coltrane, Ellar | Headly, Glenne | Paxton, Bill
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Lionsgate, 2017Edition: Widescreen edDescription: 1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Drama | Sci-FiGenre/Form: Drama.Online resources: View cover art
Production Credits: Director, James Ponsoldt.
Cast: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Ellar Coltrane, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton.Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.Review: "The Circle is a swankly sinister little mind teaser of a thriller. It's a nightmare vision of what digital culture is turning all of us into, with all of our help."--VarietyReview: "What makes 'The Circle' so valuable is not only that it's showing us a ghastly possible path that the world may take, but that it articulates the mentality that could create and sustain it."--San Francisco Chronicle
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Director, James Ponsoldt.

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Ellar Coltrane, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton.

When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.

"The Circle is a swankly sinister little mind teaser of a thriller. It's a nightmare vision of what digital culture is turning all of us into, with all of our help."--Variety

"What makes 'The Circle' so valuable is not only that it's showing us a ghastly possible path that the world may take, but that it articulates the mentality that could create and sustain it."--San Francisco Chronicle

MPAA rating: PG-13.

Blu-ray.

English audio; Spanish subtitles.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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