Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
The film that cost $20,000,000,000,000 to make.
A film that exposes the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, Inside Job traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia.
The working title: The Wolves of Wall Street
*and I'm positive Ben Bernanke is Terrence Malick :)
I don't know... I'm really not well educated or frankly very interested in economics as of yet, and I don't feel the need to be at this point in my life (political science was hard enough). But despite the fact that I understood a little more than 70% of this film, I still enjoyed it, as it has great music, engaging visuals, and an intriguing narration from Damon.
A very scathing angry-mentary, which looks glorious, has a rhythm-setting Damon narration, and makes the money men squirm.
For people familiar with everything GFC, it's a decent critique that knows its subject matter. That said, I did have problems with the presentation, as its way too focused on individuals and corporations than the psychology of the system itself, it cant help but feel a little bit propaganda-esque. The third act lost points for me, as its too focused on placing the blame, and not focused on overall issues. What it omits is as telling as what it includes.
That said, it's probably one of the most palatable presentations of the how and why of the GFC, so its a useful and scintillating work at its best.
Charles Ferguson follows his brilliant documentary No End in Sight with another essential piece of work, this time focusing on the economic crisis of 2008.
There are very few documentary filmmakers who know how to nail the perfect balance of giving high information while never boring their audience down or making them feel like they are sitting in a classroom. Ferguson is among the finest in the field. It's a tall task, making a film about the biggest American financial disaster a pleasant watch, but that's exactly what we get here. Matt Damon narrates in a smooth and pleasing manner, getting right what so many documentaries have made into a distraction working against a project.
Overall this is a must-see-twice kind of film that doesn't make accusations without displaying the evidence to back it up. Ferguson is one of the most important directors in American cinema.
I still think this is one of the most important films made in the last few years.
I also knew that it would one day serve me well to prepare for an exam!
¨The global economic crisis of 2008 cost tens of millions of people their savings, their jobs, and their homes. This is how it happened.¨
Inside Job is a very insightful documentary about the global financial crisis of 2008 that produced the worst recession since the Great Depression. Millions of people lost their jobs and savings in middle of the crisis and according to this documentary it could all have been prevented. Charles Ferguson produced, directed, and wrote this Oscar nominated documentary. It is really well developed, beautifully shot, and will surely leave your blood boiling by the end of the two hour film. Ferguson (who also directed the Oscar nominated documentary No End in Sight, about America`s involvement in Iraq)…
good documentation with a lot of slowdowns
Why people were not rioting in the streets and tearing the finance sector down is beyond me.
(Original review outdated, re-evaluation required at later date)
Documentary gives a clear overview of the decades that led up to the 2008 economic recession. Raises some valid points, and it's a good starting point for those not familiar with the world of banking and economic legislation (like I am), but the ending consists of a haphazardly thrown-together string of three sentences and a helicopter circling Lady Liberty. It's lazy symbolism when the rest of the film has been very frank in its discussion (and condemnation) of the mindset that reigned supreme - the ending feels very stark and while it's obviously very difficult to say where the world should go from here, but it could have said that, as this conclusion just feels hugely unsatisfactory.
One Can Say Documentary, One Can Say Truth
When life gives you lemons, make a documentary about it. I loved this a lot more than I probably should have. It's been a while since I got real good and angry about the financial crisis! I feel like this should be required viewing for all people at some point and I say that with a lot of earnestness. Inside Job explains the 2008 crisis in a way that takes in all contributing factors, even some that I had never heard discussed before, and explains how each factor contributed in chronological order. Very structured and very fact based, it focuses more on the perpetrators than the victims and allows their clearly criminal behaviour to speak for itself. I also really…
Smart structural move, starting with the micro example of Iceland. Lets us understand financial collapse as a story before hitting us with the overwhelming details of the U.S. (and eventual global) meltdown.
"É difícil, mas vale a pena lutar por algumas coisas." Frase que termina o filme. Sem mais.
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