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Steve Sailer's Review of "The Big Short"—Hollywood Covers The Minority Mortgage Meltdown
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December 16, 2015, 05:17 AM
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From my movie review in Taki’s Magazine:
The Bubble, Hollywood-Style

by Steve Sailer

he Big Short, a comedy starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt as finance-industry renegades betting against the Housing Bubble in 2005–08, is another in the rather improbable new genre of nonfiction feature films that display the business world with more complexity than Hollywood dared before this decade. Based on the 2010 best-seller by Michael Lewis, the king of Frequent Flyer books (e.g., Moneyball and The Blind Side), The Big Short pushes the envelope of just how many acronyms for abstract financial instruments (such as MBS and CDO) a popcorn-eating audience can digest.
Read the whole thing there.

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