Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles
A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!
"The Big Short"
Review Summary: Ann and Les thought the financial aspects of this film were incredibly confusing, but the emotional impact of the end redeems it in part.
Plot: Based on the true story from 2008, four finance experts try to help the banks prevent the infamous credit and housing market crash. When the bankers laugh them off, they decide to make a profit for themselves by betting against the banks. Runtime 130 minutes.
Director: Adam McKay
Writer: Charles Randolph