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Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Redwing, 13th Jan, 2016.

  1. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    A couple of Financial Movies heading our way

    THE BIG SHORT. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt

    When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers



    MONEY MONSTER :George Clooney, Julia Roberts

    In the taut and tense thriller Money Monster, Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor (Jack O'Connell) takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn (Julia Roberts) hostage live on air. Unfolding in real time, Gates and Fenn must find a way to keep themselves alive while simultaneously uncovering the truth behind a tangle of big money lies.



    Reminds me of a Jim Cramer set
     
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    I just saw the short to Money Monster this afternoon - looks interesting, I'll probably keep an eye out for it.

    Am definitely keen to see The Big Short, though.
     
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    Big Short was informative but a bad film..
     
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    Yeah 4/5ths of the way though I had no given up on it, building, building, building, but no climax to the film..

    The one way I can rationalise it is that they didn't want to make it a sweet victory for the characters as it was not really a victory, so many people lost houses and jobs the further south the market went.. I guess the producers didn't want to be too insensitive to that fact!
     
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    Informative yes, but I enjoyed it as well. What I like is if you want to against the crowd you have to be insane....real lesson that
     
  8. Redwing

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    Will be seeing Deadpool

    May take the wife, it's a romantic movie after all ;)

    [​IMG]

     
  9. Mombius Hibachi

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    Been on a John Waters rampage lately; watched Pink Flamingos, Serial Mom and This Filthy World.

    Have saved to watch: Polyester, Mondo Trasho, Desperate Living, Female Trouble and Multiple Maniacs.

    Stoked!
     
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    A scatalogical feast for the senses.
     
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    There's a huge difference between scatalogical and escatalogical (more correctly spelt eschatalogical even though my phone doesn't think so).
     
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    I absolutely loved the movie, great actors, great show, very entertaining, bit like a thriller, lots of twists and turns..
     
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    It was more like a documovie than a feature film.
    Great acting but they built it and built it and built it but nothing...
    I appreciate they couldn't glorify them succeeding at the expense of all those poor people who lost their homes, but the second half of the film was not executed that well IMO.. Def worth a watch though..
     
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    Forget movies if you have Netflix/Stan....... Better Call Saul..... now that's a great series, they just started second series....loving it
     
  15. Mombius Hibachi

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    This guy gets it! Love John Waters.

    When I watched This Filthy World, he referred to Divine as 'he' which I found quite refreshing.
     
  16. Mombius Hibachi

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    Right! Second season is better than the first (so far). The first season was really pretty slow.
     
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    I have Kodi.. Like Netflix but free ;)
     
  18. Redwing

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    Like Breaking Bad :eek:)
     
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    OMG don't get me started on breaking bad, the best of the best
     
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    Better Call Saul is filling the gap.
     
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