Movie Review: 'Money Monster'

04 June 2016 - 02:00
By Robbie Collin

Movie is as slick and fast-paced as the shallow financial journalism it plays against, writes Robbie CollinIf The Big Short left you no wiser about the murky complexities of the financial crisis, Money Monster is for you. The new film, directed by Jodie Foster, is a raucous hostage thriller that eschews explanation for wish-fulfilment: it allows a beaten-down schmuck to literally hold a gun to the head of a banker who wiped out his savings at a stroke.

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