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The Big Short Goes Long On Brains, Wit, Satire and Honesty!

Left to right: Rafe Spall plays Danny Moses, Jeremy Strong plays Vinnie Daniel, Steve Carell plays Mark Baum, Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett and Jeffry Griffin plays Chris in The Big Short from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises
Left to right: Rafe Spall plays Danny Moses, Jeremy Strong plays Vinnie Daniel, Steve Carell plays Mark Baum, Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett and Jeffry Griffin plays Chris in The Big Short from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises

Adam McKay has left soft boiled satires like Anchorman and Talladega Nights in the dust with The Big Short. This look behind the headlines of the big economic disaster of 2007 makes us laugh and identify with characters we shouldn’t  while explaining the jargon that Wall Street uses to hide its sins.

It is, in short, the Dr. Strangelove of Wall Street.

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Movie News: December 2015 Preview w/ Predictions! Preview Review for Captain America: Civil War

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They’re here! It’s December 2015, and GeekScholars Movie News is ready to release their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office predictions for some of the biggest, most anticipated films of the entire year including:

  • In the Heart of the Sea – December 11th
  • The Big Short – December 11th
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens – December 18th
  • Sisters – December 18th
  • The Hateful Eight – December 25th
  • Joy – December 25th
  • Daddy’s Home – December 25th
  • Point Break – December 25th

The Trailer That’s Too Big To Fail: The Big Short!

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Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell and Christian Bale star in The Big Short, based on the bestselling book by Michael Lewis. It’s a story about four outsiders who saw the global economic collapse coming… and bet on it.

Check out the revealing trailer following the jump. The Short opens in select theaters on December 11th, before going wide on December 23rd.

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