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The Big Short is out in cinemas on Friday January 22, but is this new money-based drama worth a watch? Director Adam McKay draws inspiration from Michael Lewis' non-fiction account of the housing and credit bubble to dramatise the incredible true story of the men who made a killing by wagering against the US economy.

But four outsiders see what no one else can: The Big Short is their story. Hedge fund manager Michael Burry Christian Bale predicts the crash and informs his incredulous boss Tracy Letts and bets against the housing market. Jared, a bond salesman Big short review uk dating Deutsche Bank with a keen nose for profits, gets wind of the deal and follows suit, drawing in deeply cynical hedge fund manager Mark Baum Steve Carell and his team: Inexperienced investors Charlie Geller John Magaro and Jamie Shipley Finn Wittrock use personal ties to get retired banker Ben Rickert Brad Pitt to orchestrate their own high-risk bets as financial authorities ignore warning signs and Lehman Brothers prepares to fall.

Stepping away from the Will Ferrell Anchorman comedies that have made his name, McKay's film is a blisteringly funny and provocative portrait of irresponsibility, fraud and gaudy excess, brought vividly to life by a superb ensemble cast.

Carell and Bale shine brightest in the glittering firmament, imbuing their socially awkward oddballs with vulnerability, guilt and regret. McKay's film is acutely aware that most of us don't speak the Wall Street lingo, so the writer-director cutely interrupts the wheeler dealing with glossy Big short review uk dating spots. Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie appears sipping champagne in a bubble bath to explain subprime mortgages.

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We might not always keep up with McKay's dazzling film and its rapid-fire, whipsmart dialogue, but by the end credits, we're not far behind. OdeonCineworldVue and Reel cinemas now taking bookings for the first showings on Friday.

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