Teaser Trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' is Missing the Footage

June 30, 2015
Source: Apple

Snowden Teaser Trailer

The most wanted man in the world. Open Road has debuted a teaser trailer for Oliver Stone's Snowden movie, his retelling of the Edward Snowden story. Stone has been passionately and intensely working on this film for years ever since his Martin Luther King, Jr. project fell apart. As much as I'd love to say this is an exciting reveal, the teaser contains no footage - only some music and text and eventually an upside down American flag. Big deal. Aren't we all familiar with this already? Give us something, give us some footage, a single shot of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden would do. Oh well, we'll keep waiting for some footage.

Here's the first teaser trailer for Oliver Stone's Snowden, in high def from Apple:

Snowden is directed by Oliver Stone who co-wrote the script with Kieran Fitzgerald (The Homesman), based on both Luke Harding’s The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man and Time of the Octopus, the novel from Snowden’s Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena. The story follows NSA whistleblower Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) as he moves from Hawaii to Hong Kong where he met documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras (director of the Oscar-winning Citizenfour) and journalist Glenn Greenwald to hand over top-secret NSA documents, all before seeking asylum in Russia. Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Zachary Quinto and more star in the film Open Road Films releases on December 25th.

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  • Rock n Rollllll
    Doesnt matter. Its Oliver f**king Stone! The movie will be great.
  • Vicenta0726
    If you need extra income from $50 to $300 a day for freelancing on your computer from home for 3-4 h every day then this may interest you...
  • Jordan Odinson
    Why do we even need to see footage for this movie anyway? This is the perfect teaser and I would be happy if that's all they gave us. Am already sold on it.
    • Ryan
  • tree
    Oliver Stone is not my bag, baby. I don't think he's done a good movie in... what... over two decades?
  • Brian Sleider
    IF the movie makes him out to be a hero I will be disappointed. Fact is he broke the law and by the letter of that law he is a traitor. Now I think what he did was right, but I think the movie needs to paint the picture grey, if it does not, it fails.
    • Disagree. What he did was not only brave but morally right. No matter if illegal or not.
      • Bo
        I totally agree with you here. Well said!
    • Bo
      The letter of the law is bullshit and is for the government and allowing it to keep doing very shady stuff in secret. Period! Plus, I don't think Stone makes movies about heroes...not really.
      • Brian Sleider
        I take it then you do not subscribe to the Noble Lie concept, put forth by Plato. I think what he did was the right thing to do, my point is though, its a grey area, he broke the law, and is a traitor by that law.
        • Bo
          No, Brian, I do not 'subscribe' to the Noble Lie concept. I am very aware of its genesis, but because I am not a member of of the elitist ruling class, to whom the lie serves best, I, in fact, loathe it. It's hard to mount a debate against your comments because you are correct in stating that 'according to the law' he's a traitor. My response would be that the law is the noble lie, which is grotesque, so to me he is not a traitor. He might well be a noble patriot, but not a traitor. As you must well know, because of the laws set forth from within the noble lie, there is no 'proper' chain of action for anyone to take regarding these circumstances. Those making the laws to suit the noble lie are much too clever to allow any crack in the law for someone to take advantage of. It's Law 101. The laws are for the ruling class made by them to keep them in power to do what they will in order to stay in power. By the way, the noble lie is such a huge oxymoron it's almost, if not if fact, quite ludicrous. Righto? Morally, how can any lie be noble? It's absurd. Then again, who was it that stated 'the only way to control people is to lie to them'? L. Ron Hubbard? Thanks for your original post and reply to my reply. Quite intelligent and interesting. I enjoyed myself.
          • Brian Sleider
            You see, I think the Noble lie has a place. The populace just cant be made aware of all the doins of a large governing body. Like whatever spying we do on North Korea or who ever, we cant just have a website with all that shit up for people to look at. These actions are also part of the noble lie. And they are important. Using that trust to violate the people who empower the body is wrong, of course. Which is the subject here. As I have said I think what Snowden did was the right thing to do.
  • Bo
    Well, I'm afraid I have to disagree with you on this one, Alex. Although I do get your point. I really liked this trailer and chuckled at the One Nation, Under Surveillance, With Liberty etc. etc. Liked the music and the editing. I thought it was very effective and in a way it left you with wanting more...which, of course, it the whole point in marketing...righto?
  • Zack Kendall
    Who Is singing the song?
  • Trey Wilson
    The one thing about us Americans, is that hardly anyone realizes we are one of the most propagandized societies on earth. Are we really that free? Most places in the west are free. They have the same democracy and freedoms we do. It's just that our oppression comes in a different form and it's a lot more subtle than other places. I was watching the news the other night and realized it was 99% all fear-mongering. There wasn't one positive story. Even the tiny coverage of news outside America was all grim. No wonder we all live in fear. And while we were all distracted with gay marriage, cop killings, and confederate flags, Obama went and signed the TPP agreement in secrecy and without Congress approval - which basically just sold American workers out to Corporations. Essentially, we are now their property. Our reaction? "Oh, Ben and Jennifer are getting divorced."
    • Bo
      Wow! Great! Very well done, Trey Wilson. It did my heart good to read your post. Thank you! You speak the truth. I love it, even though it is a hard thing to behold and have to live with. But it is the truth and some of us have known that for a very long time. It will never change. Ever!
    Gordon-Levitt has been a busy body as of late. This looks pretty good.
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