To understand more clearly the context, I took the initiative to watch a popular movie called : “The Big Short” It is an historical drama film directed by Adam McKay and written by McKay and Charles Randolph. The main actors are Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Steve Carell. This movie focuses on some of the financial professionals who predicted the crisis and used this advantage in order to profit from the 2007-2008 financial collapse. This movie is a cinematographic adaptation of the book : The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis published in 2010. Even though the story is romanticized, it really happen just like in the movie.
In 1987 the by Oliver Stone directed movie Wall Street was released, starring Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen. The former played the character Gordon Gekko, who, according to the intended message of the movie, was supposed to be the villain, representing the greed in the financial sector. However, Gekko did not turn out to be the villain for everybody; he became a cult hero in the financial sector. The sector that bears great responsibility for the 2008 financial crisis in the United States, in which greed played a crucial role. By presenting greed in an appealing way, Wall Street increased the extent to which greed dominated the financial
I would like to help make Maria Beasley known for all to know. (Established Credibility) According to R. Eric Thomas (2017), Senior Writer at Elle.com, prior to Maria’s re-invented life raft, people were holding on to planks of wood. Maria Beasley re-invented the raft by presenting guardrails and metal floats. She saves millions of lives. (Thesis) Although an 1880’s census listed Maria Beasley as an unemployed housewife, that has since changed in the Chicago listing to as a successful inventor and business woman.
Jacobo Delara Mr. Horner English II CP September 15 2014 The Great Gatsby The classic American Novel Nick Carraway is man from a wealthy family in Minnesota moving to west egg to learn about the Bond business. Then he gets involved with Mr. Gatsby which then sparks the beginning of the novel. Gatsby then gets involved with the nightmare of the American Dream. Fitzgerald portrays the 1920s perfectly as an era of decayed social and moral values, evidenced in its overarching greed, and empty pursuit of pleasure. This novel shows the lack of social skills in newly made millionaires such as Gatsby that cannot even pick up on an invitation to lunch.
1. Summary In the premiere of this legal drama, successful lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) hires an unusually experienced and impressive college dropout Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) as a new associate at Pearson Hardman, a top law firm and despite the fact that Mike doesn't have a degree obtained at Harvard Law School. In order to work together, both parties have to keep up the façade to convince their co-workers that Mike is a real lawyer. The pilot introduces us to brilliant deal closer, Harvey, a high ranking associate at the law firm of Pearson Hardman. In the opening moments we get a taste of just what kind of spontaneity it takes to close deals, including a willingness to lie to client, Gerald (John Lloyd) which firm partner Jessica
The show can be addressed as a tragedy where the protagonist Walter White undergoes a journey of downfall. The initially simple chemistry teacher on being diagnosed with lung cancer turns into a daring criminal with a pure goal of collecting money for his family before dying. The story is extremely liked because of the interesting events that take place. Moreover, people find closure towards the end of the series. The factor of ‘karma’ where our choices and actions lead to consequences is witnessed.
It stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. The running time of the motion picture is 136 minutes. It is a concoction of drama, mystery, and comedy. Ernest Lehman’s screenplay comes to life through a sequence filled with intense action, romance, and suspense. The spy movie follows a compelling thread of events shot at various real locations such as the Plaza in New York, Grand Central Station, and Mount Rushmore National Monument.
"Ekstra" by Jeffrey Jeturian is a drama-comedy 2013 film, showing the life of a bit player portrayed by Vilma Santos. In an hour and fifty-one minutes, Ekstra put on view what separates on-screen and off-screen. I find this film with an original concept, certainly, this kind that adapts from real life situations is somehow cliché to me. However, Ekstra left me in awe of its captivating storyline that made me glued my eyes on the screen the whole time even though I can predict what the next scenes will be like. Indubitably, I 'm expecting an atmosphere of a worn-out environment which is the struggling life in the city, and that didn 't disappoint me since if they made the protagonist a clueless lady from a province, I would 've labeled this cliché and 'just another film I 've watched '.
The Murder on Thurloe Street Getting rich was the last thing on our minds. Two years ago on February 26, 1867, I visited London, England with my associate, John Baker. We were there for business, but not the kind of business that you may think of. John Baker and I were in London to solve a murder mystery. “John Baker and Clyde Cook, the finest detective team in Europe!” William Smith was a portly man who wore a chestnut overcoat, an ashen top hat, and boots.
GURU – THE STORY OF DREAMING BIG Abstract Guru is a biographical movie based on a small town guy with modest beginnings who goes onto establishes the country’s biggest private company with the help of shareholders. The movie compactly binds the story of a successful entrepreneur and his simple life. The protagonist faced problems at every step but he remained patient and found solutions to his problems with his ingenuity. The spirit of the movie lies in the final minutes, in a court hearing scene. He summarizes the anomalies of the pre-liberalization Indian business situation, how "Licence Raj", Market Imperfections, Excise duties, Import-Export regulations and corruption troubled the businessmen and mired the growth of the economy and nation.