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The Big Short Synopsis

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.

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One of Hollywood's favorite types of movies are those that are "based on a true story." But just how true is that story? It varies in most cases, but it turns out that one movie in particular was significantly less true than others.

Turns Out The Imitation Game Was Completely Full Of It

Margot Robbie's Naked Big Short Spoof Wins Red Nose Day Margot Robbie's Naked Big Short Spoof Wins Red Nose Day

The easiest way to explain something complicated to people is to have Margot Robbie spell it out while sitting in a bubble bath. That’s just science.

Margot Robbie's Naked Big Short Spoof Wins Red Nose Day

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Just because it's tax day doesn't mean you can't afford to laugh! Take a look at our list of 12 money themed comedies that should put your spirits in the black, with no penalty for overages.

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2016 Academy Awards: Oscar Winners Updated Live 2016 Academy Awards: Oscar Winners Updated Live

As the night unfolds and prizes are handed out this evening, we will be regularly updating this page, highlighting the Oscar winners in all 24 categories. What will the big upsets be? Will your favorite movie of the last year take home the award for Best Picture? Follow along with us and find out!

2016 Academy Awards: Oscar Winners Updated Live

Watch Kids Try To Explain This Year's Best Picture Nominees, Fail Adorably Watch Kids Try To Explain This Year's Best Picture Nominees, Fail Adorably

This time of year, everyone has an opinion on the Best Picture Academy Award nominees, including kids. Watch as these children try to explain the plot of these films and fail in adorable fashion.

Watch Kids Try To Explain This Year's Best Picture Nominees, Fail Adorably

Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win The Top Academy Awards Categories Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win The Top Academy Awards Categories

It’s time to put up, or shut up. After months of tracking the ongoing Academy Awards race in our regular Awards Blend column, I finally have to put my official Oscar picks in the books And I’ll be 100% honest with you… I don’t feel comfortable with a few of them.

Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win The Top Academy Awards Categories

Watch The Best Picture Oscar Nominees Get Ripped To Shreds In Brutal New Video Watch The Best Picture Oscar Nominees Get Ripped To Shreds In Brutal New Video

Oscar night is a big moment for those in Hollywood to both praise and fret over those they think will the most honored of the night. So leave it to one, singular force in the entertainment world to tear each film down a peg.

Watch The Best Picture Oscar Nominees Get Ripped To Shreds In Brutal New Video

Why The Big Short Deserves To Win Best Picture Why The Big Short Deserves To Win Best Picture

This year's nominees are so diverse that it's quite difficult to honestly compare them. Still, the Academy is going to make the call as to which is the best picture, and so I will too. The Big Short is the best picture of the year.

Why The Big Short Deserves To Win Best Picture

The Big Short Pitches A Hard Sell To Academy Voters In A New TV Ad The Big Short Pitches A Hard Sell To Academy Voters In A New TV Ad

A new promo for The Big Short has just come out which reminds Academy voters of the film’s relevance and importance to our society.

The Big Short Pitches A Hard Sell To Academy Voters In A New TV Ad

Why The Oscars Need To Add An Ensemble Cast Category Why The Oscars Need To Add An Ensemble Cast Category

The Oscars are designed to recognize the best in the various aspects of filmmaking. Somehow we’re supposed to add up all the individual parts and then look at the sum total and decide which movie was the best one of the year. We don't have to do that with acting.

Why The Oscars Need To Add An Ensemble Cast Category

10 Biggest Surprises From The 2016 Oscar Nominations 10 Biggest Surprises From The 2016 Oscar Nominations

What were the most surprising turn of events during this morning’s nomination announcements for the 88th annual Academy Awards? Read on to find out!

10 Biggest Surprises From The 2016 Oscar Nominations

The 2016 Academy Award Nominations: Read The Full List Here The 2016 Academy Award Nominations: Read The Full List Here

The nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles, setting the stage for the next few weeks of Oscar campaigning. The Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, February 28, in a star-studded event hosted this year by comedian Chris Rock.

The 2016 Academy Award Nominations: Read The Full List Here

Oscars: Math Formula Tells Us Which Films Have The Best Chance To Be Nominated Oscars: Math Formula Tells Us Which Films Have The Best Chance To Be Nominated

With the announcement just a few hours away at this point, everyone and their mother is trying to figure out what films will be nominated for an Academy Award, and one group is using math to predict the Oscars.

Oscars: Math Formula Tells Us Which Films Have The Best Chance To Be Nominated

2016 Academy Awards: Predicting The Nominations 2016 Academy Awards: Predicting The Nominations

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While the Golden Globes just had their big night on Sunday, and the Oscars are still several weeks away, that doesn’t mean that awards season is on hiatus. The Directors Guild of America just released their nominations for the Best Directors of the year.

Directors Guild Nominations Give 5 Oscar Campaigns A Big Boost

Bridge Of Spies, Carol Lead The 2016 BAFTA Film Awards Nominees Bridge Of Spies, Carol Lead The 2016 BAFTA Film Awards Nominees

Across the pond, the BAFTAs revealed its top picks for the best on film, and much like what’s happening over here, their nominations spread across a diverse field to include a number of wide-reaching titles.

Bridge Of Spies, Carol Lead The 2016 BAFTA Film Awards Nominees

The 2016 Producers Guild Movie Nominations: See The Full List Here The 2016 Producers Guild Movie Nominations: See The Full List Here

One method for predicting which films will nab Academy Award nominations is by looking to the Producers Guild Award noms. First established in 1990 by the Producers Guild of America, these nominations and awards have been very telling regarding the climate of the film world, and which way the Academy will likely be going.

The 2016 Producers Guild Movie Nominations: See The Full List Here

The 10 Best Movies Of 2015, According To The AFI The 10 Best Movies Of 2015, According To The AFI

As 2015 draws to a close the various critic’s groups, professional guilds, and everyone else has been putting their heads together and voting for their favorite movies, and the American Film Institute released their choices for the top movies of the past calendar year.

The 10 Best Movies Of 2015, According To The AFI

Why Adam McKay Doesn't Care If The Big Short Pisses People Off Why Adam McKay Doesn't Care If The Big Short Pisses People Off

The Big Short has been picking up crucial year-end awards from several major critics’ groups. Find out why when it opens in limited release on Dec. 11, then expands on Dec. 23.

Why Adam McKay Doesn't Care If The Big Short Pisses People Off

The Real Reason Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale And Brad Pitt Look So Ugly In The Big Short The Real Reason Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale And Brad Pitt Look So Ugly In The Big Short

Directed by Adam McKay, The Big Short stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Melissa Leo, Karen Gillan, Margot Robbie (in a brilliant cameo), Jeremy Strong, Rafe Spall, Max Greenfield and Brad Pitt. It will open in select theaters on December 11, before going wider on December 23.

The Real Reason Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale And Brad Pitt Look So Ugly In The Big Short

Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender? Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender?

The final unviewed awards contenders are starting to screen, giving Oscar analysts the full picture as 2015 draws to a close. And while The Hateful Eight and Joy remain mysteries, Alejandro Inarritu’s The Revenant finally screened at The Academy on Monday night, and reactions flooded social media almost instantly. So, will this be an Oscar contender?

Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender?

Ryan Gosling For A Rambo Reboot? The Actor Responds To Stallone's Request Ryan Gosling For A Rambo Reboot? The Actor Responds To Stallone's Request

I do love the idea of Ryan Gosling possibly playing John Rambo in a remake of First Blood. That’s believable. Because after First Blood, John Rambo became an inflated superhero capable of taking down whole armies of enemies singlehandedly.

Ryan Gosling For A Rambo Reboot? The Actor Responds To Stallone's Request

The Big Short Trailer: Watch Brad Pitt, Christian Bale And Ryan Gosling Join Forces For One Movie The Big Short Trailer: Watch Brad Pitt, Christian Bale And Ryan Gosling Join Forces For One Movie

The first trailer for The Big Short has dropped online, and if the premise alone isn’t enough to pique your interested, then how about the star-studded cast that features Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, and Steve Carell?

The Big Short Trailer: Watch Brad Pitt, Christian Bale And Ryan Gosling Join Forces For One Movie

The Big Short Is Assembling One Of The Greatest Casts Ever The Big Short Is Assembling One Of The Greatest Casts Ever

It's always exciting when large-scale ensemble dramas are announced. These projects open up special doors that allow some of the best actors in the industry to work with and bounce off other like none other, and it's fun to watch and see just how many A-listers can be packaged into one feature.

The Big Short Is Assembling One Of The Greatest Casts Ever

Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling And Christian Bale Are Making A Movie With Anchorman's Director Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling And Christian Bale Are Making A Movie With Anchorman's Director

Adam McKay is making a big move directing The Big Short as his next film, making the jump from goofy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers to serious drama. It should be an interesting journey for him as a filmmaker, but it will be an adventure that sees him working with an outstanding cast.

Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling And Christian Bale Are Making A Movie With Anchorman's Director

Adam McKay To Adapt Financial Crisis Drama The Big Short Adam McKay To Adapt Financial Crisis Drama The Big Short

McKay will be writing and directing The Big Short, based on the non-fiction book by Michael Lewis. Like Lewis’ Moneyball, the book takes a ground-level view of a major financial wrinkle, where foolhardy financial practices led to a dark recession, and how some actually saw the cataclysm coming.

Adam McKay To Adapt Financial Crisis Drama The Big Short

Brad Pitt Hires A Writer To Adapt Michael Lewis Book The Big Short Brad Pitt Hires A Writer To Adapt Michael Lewis Book The Big Short

There's no talk of when production might begin, but presumably they'd like to have the movie out while the financial crisis is fresh in peoples' minds, especially since all that explanation of credit default swaps and mortgage-backed securities won't stick in our minds forever

Brad Pitt Hires A Writer To Adapt Michael Lewis Book The Big Short

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