devilgate has written 1 review for films rated ★★½ during 2020.

  • The Big Short

    The Big Short


    You might come out of this film with a better understanding of the events that led to the 2008 financial crisis -- or you might not. More likely, I think, you'll sort-of understand it while you're watching, but be none the wiser when it's all over.

    The question of what happened is explained, but not the one of how it was allowed to happen.

    But i think the problem with this as a movie is that it tries to dramatise…