The Insider, Michael Mann’s most underrated masterpiece, turns 20 years old today and its powerful story is more timely now than ever.
For a movie that’s largely composed of scenes featuring two people just talking in rooms, The Insider is Michael Mann’s most riveting thriller.
“What got broken here doesn’t go back together.”
What Al Pacino’s Lowell Bergman says to 60 Minutes‘ reporter Mike Wallace (an exceptional Christopher Plummer) after helping tell a Whistleblower’s story to American audiences is, 20 years after its release, as prophetic as it is unsettling.
Source: No Film School