The story of journalists, chief of whom is Maria Ressa, waging an uphill battle in the Philippines against Pres. Dutertes & his murderous “War on Drugs,” made very difficult by the government’s lies on social media about its critics being “Fake News.”
After joining the internet media giant The Circle, Mae quickly rises through its ranks, discovering that the technology she so loves also has devastating downsides.
Discovering that she is considered a Duff–Designated Ugly Fat Friend–used to gain access to her two best friends, the eccentric Bianca breaks away & sets out to change her image and ways.
I’m fascinated by this film about men, women and teens—more involved with social media than with each other. Click the movie’s title to read my entire review.