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The big short

Author: Adam McKayCharles RandolphBrad PittDede GardnerJeremy KleinerAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
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Academy award winner
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Named Person: Michael Lewis; Michael Lewis
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam McKay; Charles Randolph; Brad Pitt; Dede Gardner; Jeremy Kleiner; Arnon Milchan; Louise Rosner; Kevin J Messick; Barry Ackroyd; Nicholas Britell; Hank Corwin; Clayton R Hartley; Susan Matheson; Christian Bale; Steve Carell; Ryan Gosling; Melissa Leo; Hamish Linklater; John Magaro; Rafe Spall; Jeremy Strong; Finn Wittrock; Marisa Tomei; Tracy Letts; Byron Mann; Adepero Oduye; Karen Gillan; Max Greenfield; Billy Magnussen; Michael Lewis; Paramount Pictures Corporation,; Regency Enterprises,; Plan B Entertainment,; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 9786316363770 631636377X
OCLC Number: 939716728
Language Note: In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; optional English audio description track for people with visual disabilities.
Notes: Title from credit frames.
Based upon the book by Michael Lewis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Credits: Director of photography, Barry Ackroyd ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; edited by Hank Corwin ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; music by Nicholas Britell.
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts, Byron Mann, Adepero Oduye, Karen Gillan, Max Greenfield, Billy Magnussen.
Awards: Academy Awards, 2015: Best writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; wide screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.
Other Titles: Big short (Motion picture)
Big short (Motion picture).
Big short (Motion picture).
Responsibility: directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, and Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film.
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The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.

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where we're going, why we're in this handbasket

by Tom2718 (WorldCat user published 2016-05-30) Excellent Permalink

Brilliant exposee of the corruption, greed, destructiveness, and stupidity of casino capitalism.  Worthless bonds based on failed mortgages were rated AAA by the ratings agencies--because if they didn't, the other agency would, and they wouldn't get their fee.  There's no law against going...
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