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The Informant! (2009)

3 Ratings: -0.3
A movie directed by Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh'sThe Informant!--like the director's one-two Oscar® punch,Erin BrockovichandTraffic--is an energetic exposé of corporate/criminal chicanery with wide-ranging implications for life in these United States. Not so much … see full wiki

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about The Informant! (2009)
Quick Tip by . June 21, 2011
Sauntering into the Coens' territory, Soderbergh drains nearly all the intrigue and black humor from the true story that Kurt Eichenwald masterfully brought to print. Add "farce" to the ever-lengthening list of modes that America's most inexplicably successful filmmaker doesn't understand.  No major picture that's so amateurishly photographed should be excused.
review by . March 15, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
... that mega-corporations are not on YOUR side. Their purpose is to "redistribute wealth", from your wallet to their coffers, and not so freely to share-holders as to upper-level management. An alternative moral might be that the folk who manage mega-corporations are just as likely to be megalomaniacs and/or sociopaths as anybody else... as any elected politician, for instance... and just as likely NOT to be as smart as they think they are. Specifically, the tale told in the film "The Informant" …
review by . February 27, 2010
THE INFORMANT! has an exclamation point after the title for a good reason - it suggests that even the writers and actors as well as the usually superb Steven Soderbergh had a tough time figuring out how to make this story into an entertaining while quite implausible movie. Though based on a true story the movie is basically a running monologue by the hyperkinetic Matt Damon in a role that suits him not at all. At moments it seems like an outrageous comedy, then at others it appears as yet another …
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