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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
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Billy Bob Thornton
Winona Ryder
Mickey Rourke
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The Informers
Lesser Bret Easton Ellis adaptation


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The Informers

Plot
An intwining array of characters (an ageing newsreader, a big-shot Hollywood player, a drug-addled rocker, a dissolute doorman) live fast in '80s LA.


Verdict
With heavy-handed moralising and vacuous characters, this is Ellis' acerbic satire with its venom drawn.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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