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Informant Reviews

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Scott MacDonald
AV Club
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Meltzer hasn't unearthed enough fresh material, and he hasn't dug deeply enough into Darby's near-sociopathic opportunism.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C+

September 12, 2013
Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

This infuriating and convoluted French potboiler tells you everything while showing and suggesting nothing.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

April 25, 2014
Matt Glasby
Total Film

Though there are exciting sequences, the roles are underwritten, the dubbing's disastrous and the tension lessens even as the net tightens.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

April 21, 2014
Mike McCahill

This tale of shady dealings in late-80s Gibraltar seems underpowered.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

April 24, 2014
Dan Jolin
Empire Magazine

Sadly underpowered by the standards of Dafri's previous scripts and unconvincingly plotted, this thriller goes down as a disappointing misfire.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

April 21, 2014
Marc Mohan

More of a frustrating experience than an enlightening one.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: C+

October 1, 2013
Manori Ravindran
National Post

While Meltzer's documentary is an interesting character study, this misguided informant is never quite as compelling as you'd hope.

Full Review Source: National Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 9, 2013
Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine

It creates a useful distance between Brandon Darby and his stories that allow for us to assess them individually, reinforcing the film's suggestion that the truth is elusive.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

September 10, 2013
Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Anyone interested in movement politics in the 21st century will get plenty to ponder in this well-made doumentary.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

September 19, 2013
David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle
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This is a multilayered film that not only exposes a man's contradictions - a do-gooder narcissist; a thoughtful, delusional activist - but also speaks volumes about the fringes on both sides of the political spectrum.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

October 24, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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If his methods don't come off smoothly, Mr. Meltzer's conclusion does leave you feeling that even the whole story would be cold comfort for those involved.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 12, 2013
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

It suffers from a slow start, but blossoms into a rather fascinating piece of nonfiction psychological portraiture.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: B

September 14, 2013
Michael Atkinson
Time Out New York
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Celebrated on the right and pelted with death threats from the radical left, Darby seems like nothing more than a pilot fish: apolitical and self-justifying.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

September 11, 2013
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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What emerges is a vague, often chilling impression of an unpredictable opportunist and provocateur who may not even be sure himself.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 12, 2013
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Activist groups of all stripes will want to see it, but the force of Darby's personality -- a rich stew of righteousness, arrogance and self-delusion -- gives the doc a psychological appeal independent of politics.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

September 3, 2013
Peter Debruge
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It's an absorbing puzzle with the potential to intrigue viewers all along the political spectrum.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 3, 2013
Harvey S. Karten

Fairly involving doc about a de-radicalized revolutionary turncoat.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B

September 7, 2013
Louis Proyect

Gripping documentary about a snitch responsible for two young men being entrapped by the FBI. In a period where federal agencies are breaking crimes left and right, a most topical offering.

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August 6, 2013
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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An unsettling portrait of a charismatic true believer, whose most consistent belief is that he's the hero of a grand narrative.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

August 9, 2013
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
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Informant is riveting as it slowly assembles a damning profile of its subject. It's also timely.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 10, 2013
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