BrulesRules review of 'The Big Short'

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  1. BrulesRules

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    Good flick...Movie was 2 and a half hours long but it didn't feel like it. Great acting by Steve Carrel and Christian Bale stole the show. It's hard to tell what the movie is about from some of the previews on tv but it is about the 2008 housing bubble and financial crisis. It follows a few different investment fund managers that did the unthinkable and bet against the housing market and made a fortune in the process. It also exposes how all the big banks sold fradulent bonds and let greed spiral out of control. The movie definitely has a Wolf of Wall Street feel to it but not as raunchy but don't worry there are still boobs and a cameo from Margot Robbie. There are quite a few laughs during the film as well.

    I give it 4 out of 5 thumbs up or whatever. :up: :up: :up: :up:

     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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  3. BrulesRules

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    Don't be mad my movie reviews are better than yours :fil:
     
  4. Mark Mayonnaise

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    More like

    The Big Shart


    LOL
     
  5. ChuckZ

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    Never heard of it.

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  6. Napoleon V

    Napoleon V Swagggggg. ! !!!!!!!! !!!!! Banned User

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    did u get popcorn?
     
  7. J Hi

    J Hi Grape Slushie VIP Gold

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    He certainly didn't get the popcorn trick done to him.

    @Teeney ...am I getting better at this?
     
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  8. BrulesRules

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    Nope but the gf did...she puts M&Ms in it. Also I was racial profiling everybody coming into the theater in case someone decided to try and go all jihadi on our asses.
     
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    good one
     
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  10. Mark Mayonnaise

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    O_O
     
  11. BrulesRules

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    It's not bad, a salty and sweet combo.
     
  12. Napoleon V

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    one time I dumped M&Ms in my friends popcorn when he wasn't looking and he acted like I tortured his dog
     
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    @keywordpk :c
     
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    I heard it was good but the subject matter sounds like a huge yawner. Your review is making me think again.
     
  15. BrulesRules

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    Just think of it as a gambling/corruption movie with some comedy and great acting and documentary all rolled into one.
     
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    My wife does the same but with peanut butter m&ms
     
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    Popcorn and M&M's :wub:
     
  18. walleyeslayer2

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    Just something ya gotta do now days. M&Ms in the popcorn is a great idea
     
  19. walleyeslayer2

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    Guess most agree....... Didn't read comments
     
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    I wanna see this!!!