Kill Your Friends (2015)

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In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.

London, 1997; the British music industry is on a winning streak. Britpop bands Blur, Oasis, Radiohead rule the airwaves and Cool Britannia is in full swing. 27-year-old hit chasing A&R man Steven Stelfox is slashing and burning his way through the music business, a world where careers are made and broken by chance and the fickle tastes of the general public. In an industry of dream-makers, Stelfox refuses to buy into the 'dream' - and despises anyone that does. Fueled by greed, ambition and inhuman quantities of drugs, Stelfox searches for his next hit record amid a relentless orgy of self-gratification. Created by an industry that demands success at any price, Stelfox takes the concept of 'killer tunes' to a murderous new level in a desperate attempt to salvage his career. Balanced against the backdrop of the music business and its characters, Stelfox is the ultimate anti-hero: chronically sexist, racist, and everything else-ist.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 25% / Audience 32%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 43 mins

Comedy • Crime • Thriller
Owen Harris
Nicholas Hoult  •  Craig Roberts  •  Georgia King  •  Ed Skrein

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