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The Insider

Jeffrey Wigand coexists as a scientist working in research for the tobacco company. Over time, this man seemed to face an unexplained fate when he was fired from work, while he was able to communicate with Lowell Bergman, a 60-minute producer who worked closely with journalist Mike Wallace. A research chemist is exposed to a mysterious path in the meantime when he decides to appear in '60 Minutes' presented to Big Tobacco.
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Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Pumped up with sharp editing, vivid performances and a damning true story to tell, it's a morality tale with a hard contemporary punch.
Dark Horizons
January 15, 2008
Despite having no action scenes, a 2.5 hour running time, and based around the tired subject of tobacco, The Insider manages to be one of -- if not the best thriller of the year.
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Fascinating whistleblower story for older teens.
Time Out
February 09, 2006
The movie reveals Michael Mann's unparalleled ability to fashion taut suspense from unpromising material.
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Decent Films Guide
October 29, 2008
A sobering examination of corruption, courage, cowardice, and the sometimes catastrophic costs of telling the truth.
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Washington Post
March 21, 2001
Mann, who mastered style in his TV series Miami Vice and previous films like Heat, adds substance to the formula with the intensely dramatic, fiercely principled Insider.
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Antagony & Ecstasy
June 24, 2009
Not a single shot could be improved in either lighting or framing; nor is there even a single cut that could be moved by so much as a frame without damaging the exactitude of its placement.
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New York Magazine/Vulture
June 18, 2002
It's a good thing Wigand isn't a conventional, come-to-the-rescue hero in The Insider, because, although Michael Mann tries for a victory dance, there's ultimately little cause for cheer.
Rolling Stone
May 08, 2001
Mann turns a moral issue into riveting suspense.
September 24, 2007
It has a buzz of excitement and complexity -- the sense that we're seeing the actual back-room decisions that affect lives.
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November 29, 2009
A supremely suspenseful and riveting dramatic tour-de-force.
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New York Observer
April 27, 2007
What I didn't expect was an intelligently absorbing entertainment that ran for two hours and 40 minutes, during which I didn't once look at my watch -- just about the highest praise I can bestow upon a film these days.
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