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Adam McKay

The Big Short (2016)

If the era of banker bashing is over, no one told Adam McKay. He has made a tremendous film out of a tremendous book, even if his target is a sitting duck. Of all the books on the global financial crisis, Michael Lewis’ The Big Short…

Ant-Man (2015)

It is ironic that the second phase in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe ends with an origins story.  After seeing a controversial change of director and a staggering nine years in development, Ant-Man finally is making his mark on the big-screen.…

The Other Guys (2010)

Danson and Highsmith (Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson, respectively) are heroic New York detectives. They don’t do paperwork, they leave mass destruction in their wake and their antics usually cost a fortune. But people love them. They…

The Other Guys (2010)

The film begins following super cops Highsmith and Danson (Samuel L Jackson and Dwayne Johnson) on a ludicrous high speed chase through the steets of Manhatten. The opening action scene differs from most comedies due to the special effects,…