In short order, the film flashes back to April 2004, with the producer in her “60 Minutes” prime — a widely respected and accomplished figure in her field whose long-running collaboration with Rather (Redford) has just enjoyed a career peak with their groundbreaking report on Abu Ghraib.

16 Sony Classics release should spin its juicy subject matter and lead turns by Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford into a solid commercial showing during another noisy election season; still, there remains a somewhat too-tidy fastidiousness to the picture that will keep it securely in the “pretty good” tier of 2015 prestige releases.

Introduced hiring a lawyer who will represent her during an internal investigation that CBS is conducting, Mapes initially comes across as a figure only moderately less wired and desperate than the Xanax-popping socialite Blanchett played in “Blue Jasmine.” It’s a slightly unflattering introduction in a picture that is otherwise fairly transparent about mounting a cinematic vindication of sorts for Mapes, whose 2005 book, “Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power,” provided the foundation for Vanderbilt’s screenplay.

Boundaries are crossed and it allows people to behave in ways that would not ever be accepted in any other 'work' environment.

Because the girls are desperate for work then they are easily exploited.'It is also a closed system.

Jess states she did not upload the photos and deletes them, but the pictures reappear on Adam's account.

"billie227" then posts a video of Laura Barns recording a video similar to that of Amanda Todd's, which took place in real life.

Took me 3 days to finish it, it was simply to horrifying and disgusting to witness how those sick bastards do their thing. This movie should be mandatory in the treatment of pedophiles, to make them realize what they really are doing to their victims.

Finally I'd like to give full credit to the cast for outstanding acting, and to David Schwimmer for his courage to make this film.

Val calls the police to report online abuse, and signs off Skype.

Blaire is sent a link to a screenshot of a past message in which Val told Laura to kill herself.

After unsuccessful attempts to disconnect the user, the entire group suspects their classmate Val Rommel is pranking them.