Overall, Adam McKay somehow found a way to make a movie about mortgage fraud profoundly entertaining while still informative.
Is it even possible that a serious film this well written, acted, and shot could possibly be directed by the same guy that did Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and Step Brothers? I know! Mindblowing! But Adam McKay pulled it off with an incredible cast and brilliant storytelling that took advantage of multiple narratives to keep the movie moving quickly. The Big Short was keenly aware that some of its necessary exposition was pretty complex and boring, so it found... read the rest.