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.
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:
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.