Finally saw The Big Short.
...................... I don't get it. unsure emoticon Because I'm an IDIOT!!!
HOWEVER.... what I COULD grasp is the outstanding performances of the entire cast. Steve Carell is just a terrific character actor and I hope he just keeps doing serious movies. But the whole cast is exception.
And the direction of Adam McKay..... I hope he never goes back to comedies... well.... comedies like Step Brothers. He's got a touch of Scorsese in him, McKay.…
“You don’t look worried.”
“Would it help?”
Steven Spielberg directing. Tom Hanks starring. The Coen Brothers co-writing. Why did I have any doubts this would be a solid film?
A British-born Soviet spy is arrested in New York City and is put on trial. The US hires a Brooklyn insurance lawyer to defend him and see to it he has a proper defense.
Meanwhile a US Air Force pilot is assigned to fly a new spy plane over…
The Wolf of Wall Street. I'm really kinda speechless after watching this movie. I mean.... this movie is @#$%ing INSANE! I don't just mean that in a quality sense.
I mean this is one of the craziest, wackiest movies I've seen in a long time!
What I will say is,
This film.... is the Scorsese film I was waiting for after seeing The Departed.
I would have MAYBE liked to have only waited 2 years for it instead of 7....…
8 year old me: "This is the single greatest..."
23 year old me: "...piece of shit! What's with the teddy bears?"
There's a LOT to like in this film. But there's more to hate.