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Inside Job: A Horror Story To Make You Angry.

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Inside Job: A horror story to make you angry.

A must see film about the "crash" [CRIME/GREATEST FRAUD EVER] - coming out around now...

....what unfolds on the screen is palpable - and the sheer hubris, even to this day, of many of the characters involved. The economists who were paid by the Icelandic government and guess what? They wrote papers declaring the country's economy to be stable.

The former US Federal Reserve governor who is lost for words to explain why he and his colleagues did not scrutinise what the banks were doing. The ratings agency ex-employee who struggles to articulate how his firm rated subprime paper triple A.

On it goes, an unfolding story of horror. At the end, you literally want to hit someone; it makes you that angry.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/markets/article-23914657-inside-job-a-horror-story-to-make-you-angry.do

Great Trailer here: http://www.sonyclassics.com/insidejob/

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Inside Job: A horror story to make you angry.

....what unfolds on the screen is palpable - and the sheer hubris, even to this day, of many of the characters involved. The economists who were paid by the Icelandic government and guess what? They wrote papers declaring the country's economy to be stable.

The former US Federal Reserve governor who is lost for words to explain why he and his colleagues did not scrutinise what the banks were doing. The ratings agency ex-employee who struggles to articulate how his firm rated subprime paper triple A.

On it goes, an unfolding story of horror. At the end, you literally want to hit someone; it makes you that angry.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/markets/article-23914657-inside-job-a-horror-story-to-make-you-angry.do

Great Trailer here: http://www.sonyclassics.com/insidejob/

Haven't seen the full film yet, looks good though. I read that when it opened in US cinemas it had been set to premier across the country, but it was demoted to being shown in only 4 small local cinemas! Someone doesn't want the proles to see this.

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Haven't seen the full film yet, looks good though. I read that when it opened in US cinemas it had been set to premier across the country, but it was demoted to being shown in only 4 small local cinemas! Someone doesn't want the proles to see this.

There's a massive and spooky operation to STOP this film being more mainstream..... SPOOKY.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/a-shocking-inside-look-at-a-meltdown/article1871147/

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This reviewer has nothing but praise for the film... Superb.

"The documentary Inside Job by former MIT graduate Charles Ferguson ’89 explains the background of the global financial crisis. It features profound background research and several interviews with insiders of the financial world, academics and politicians. Matt Damon supported the documentary as narrator.

In 2007, the collapse of the so-called “housing bubble” caused massive problems within the United States banking system and triggered a global financial crisis. This event led to a globally plummeting stock market and several bank bailouts by the U.S. government."

Last line is prescient: "This eye-opening documentary is a must see for our generation and hopefully a wake-up call as well."

http://tech.mit.edu/V130/N56/insidejob.html

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Haven't seen the full film yet, looks good though. I read that when it opened in US cinemas it had been set to premier across the country, but it was demoted to being shown in only 4 small local cinemas! Someone doesn't want the proles to see this.

Anyone seen this film yet?

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How do we find out where they are showing it?

This appears to be quite a minor film, and we might have to wait for the DVD or for Channel 4 to show it?

I would like to see it at the cinema though.

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Looks good! B) Hope I don't have to wait long to see it.

Seems like a suitable programme for the 'True Stories' slot on Tuesday night @ 10pm. :)

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Eric, for the last 20 mins I've been trying to find which cinema in the UK is showing it. No results...

Do you know where I can find some info???

this,

I was thinking about this film the other day, why hasnt it shown in this country, its Feb 2011 already! Looks like the VIs are trying to suppress this film, so much so I can't even find this film on those torrent sites!

Would've thought that because it'd got Matt Damon in it, it'd be a guaranteed release....

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This is worth a look as well.

If you can find a version online. Those who know where to look won't have a problem.

Has Michael Douglas playing a recently released trader jailed for speculating on insider information. He embarks on a speaking tour (to promote his newly written book) where he described bubble economics and the debt fuelled economy down to a 'T'. Could have come straight from these pages.

The way the film plays out focusing on the 08 banking crisis (aimed at Lehmans) and the fact it was predicted by Douglas making billions on shorting the banks is hypnotic viewing.

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Eric, for the last 20 mins I've been trying to find which cinema in the UK is showing it. No results...

Do you know where I can find some info???

S P O O K Y isn't it!?!

S P O O K Y....

:ph34r::ph34r:

Tbh - I don't know where it is showing.....

Question is..... WHO is surpressing it? And HOW are they doing it?

:angry:

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S P O O K Y isn't it!?!

S P O O K Y....

:ph34r::ph34r:

Tbh - I don't know where it is showing.....

Question is..... WHO is surpressing it? And HOW are they doing it?

:angry:

A movie was made with Matt Damon in it. The movie was produced by Sony Pictures.

And yet, it's hard to find any showings of it in the UK... Why????? :blink:

I want to see this movie at the cinema! And I want others to be able to see it!!!

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A movie was made with Matt Damon in it. The movie was produced by Sony Pictures.

And yet, it's hard to find any showings of it in the UK... Why????? :blink:

I want to see this movie at the cinema! And I want others to be able to see it!!!

It's not on at the cinema, doesn't appear to be available via torrents, newsgroups, rapidshare etc. I'm surprised the IMDB page still exists!

If anyone is in the states then it's on netflix

edit: lovefilm uk has it listed, but not for rent! Can you stream it?

Time for a US proxy & screen recorder :ph34r:

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It's not on at the cinema, doesn't appear to be available via torrents, newsgroups, rapidshare etc. I'm surprised the IMDB page still exists!

If anyone is in the states then it's on netflix

edit: lovefilm uk has it listed, but not for rent! Can you stream it?

Time for a US proxy & screen recorder :ph34r:

I hope I'm wrong,,,

But as Eric has just said, it's spooky...

After all, it's not something that was produced by Alex Jones... I really hoped this Sony production would go main-stream!

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I hope I'm wrong,,,

But as Eric has just said, it's spooky...

After all, it's not something that was produced by Alex Jones... I really hoped this Sony production would go main-stream!

It's getting a blu-ray release on the 8th March in the USA, I'm sure it will all over the torrent sites by then, if not then keep a look out for black helicopters.

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I saw this on a delta flight back from the states on Tuesday night.

I'd never heard of it before but decided to watch it after reading the synopsis.

It starts by giving a good, easy to understand reason for the financial crisis.

1) Banks repackaging home loans and selling them on (CDOs). Resulting in,

2) Lax lending as the banks no longer cared if they could be paid back or not. Resulting in,

3) Liar Loans (...there it is).

4) Resulting housing bubble.

5) Rating agencies being paid by the very financial institutions they were rating. Result - Lots of CDOs with triple 'A' rating.

6) Banks such as Goldman Sachs (I think) betting against their own CDO products by buying insurance from AIG when they started to see trouble. They kept selling the products to their unwitting punters, some of whom (local councils) are now sueing.

7) Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac bailed out.

8) Lehman Brothers going back-rupt followed by AIG.

Even went so far as calling it a global ponzi scheme.

Interviews with lots of Economists, advisors etc... (can't remember too many names but Roubini was there). Unfortunately a lot of the most culpable declined interviews.

Interviewed the fella who was paid (about $125000) to rate the strength of Iceland's economy. He failed to see the conflict of interest.

Went on to focus on the excesses of the Bankers (primarily Wall street). Interview with a 'madam' who made out a lot of invoices for advisory services/consultancy work (wink/ wink). Lot's of Cocaine etc...

The usual fat pay-checks and massive bonuses.

They interviewed a few banker types - the arrogance and denial of responsibility was so ridiculous it actually made me laugh out loud a couple of times.

You could tell that some of them thought they were going to be interviewed in respect of their economic/financial knowledge but got either very flumoxed or angry when confronted with tough questions.

Went on to explain how the top advisors in the Obama adminisration are all ex banker types (sorry, not too good at remembering the names & it's late).

In all, it's definitely worth a watch & even after lurking round here for far too long still adds some clarity to the whole crisis.

Also great to see some of the squirming, I hope it gets a release here in the UK.

It's not on at the cinema, doesn't appear to be available via torrents, newsgroups, rapidshare etc. I'm surprised the IMDB page still exists!

If anyone is in the states then it's on netflix

edit: lovefilm uk has it listed, but not for rent! Can you stream it?

Time for a US proxy & screen recorder :ph34r:

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Good summary, but you miss one very very important point. Elliot Spitzer the disgraced New York Governor is interviewed and explains how a certain bank who shall be referred to as gs uses prostitutes to ensure loyalty. From recollection, he mentions it goes to the top, which means Blankenfinkelstein. Apparently, there is a brothel just around the corner from our favourite bank. The trick is get those reluctant to lie and cheat sacked up with a gorgeous escort, and from then on you own them ........no more questions asked. This means the compensation boards, the SEC, and the gvt, are all corrupted ........ you get whatever you want, especially, if they have kids.

Over the past four years I have been frustrated by how slow you have all been to see that Wall St deliberately disguised the risk under CDOs and CMOs and sold it overseas ... Well guess what, the film makes the same point. And who is also culpable? Brits in the city are the whores of the USA, they were the conduit for toxic debt sales to the EU, Asia and Middle East. Our own Blightey born and bred filth were selling toxic debts by the hundreds of billion to whomever was gullible enough to buy it. Caveat Emptor, I am sure they would say - and bring me more champagne; after all, i am a City Whizzz Kid. But fact is, they are immoral filth - they knew the equities were garbage the film makes the same point. They all knew. Can you imagine a doctor deliberately selling products they new were toxic, or an engineer designing a bridge they knew would collapse to get a bigger bonus? Filth is the right judgment - people driven by greed and personal gain. And the same filth is now bleating for record bonuses. People starved, lost savings for retirement, and suffered physically because the blankenfinkelsteins were all gobbled - literally. While they were gobbled, the Germans and Danes were all building fantastic cars and ships and chemical products and selling them to China. And today - who do you think China respects? The blankenfinkelsteins, or the City of London, or the Germans? The figures speak for themselves - Germany has just increased its exports to China, and exports are at a record level. There will be a rapid and seismic change of power over the next 25 years and the Chinese have already made it clear they understand who caused the crisis. The UK has a long way to fall and a lot of apologizing to do.

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Good summary, but you miss one very very important point. Elliot Spitzer the disgraced New York Governor is interviewed and explains how a certain bank who shall be referred to as gs uses prostitutes to ensure loyalty. From recollection, he mentions it goes to the top, which means Blankenfinkelstein. Apparently, there is a brothel just around the corner from our favourite bank. The trick is get those reluctant to lie and cheat sacked up with a gorgeous escort, and from then on you own them ........no more questions asked. This means the compensation boards, the SEC, and the gvt, are all corrupted ........ you get whatever you want, especially, if they have kids.

Over the past four years I have been frustrated by how slow you have all been to see that Wall St deliberately disguised the risk under CDOs and CMOs and sold it overseas ... Well guess what, the film makes the same point. And who is also culpable? Brits in the city are the whores of the USA, they were the conduit for toxic debt sales to the EU, Asia and Middle East. Our own Blightey born and bred filth were selling toxic debts by the hundreds of billion to whomever was gullible enough to buy it. Caveat Emptor, I am sure they would say - and bring me more champagne; after all, i am a City Whizzz Kid. But fact is, they are immoral filth - they knew the equities were garbage the film makes the same point. They all knew. Can you imagine a doctor deliberately selling products they new were toxic, or an engineer designing a bridge they knew would collapse. Filth is the right judgment - people driven by greed and personal gain. And the same filth is now bleating for record bonuses. People starved, lost savings for retirement, and suffered physically because the blankenfinkelsteins were all gobbled - literally. While they were gobbled, the Germans and Danes were all building fantastic cars and ships and chemical products and selling them to China. And today - who do you think China respects? The blankenfinkelsteins, or the City of London, or the Germans? The figures speak for themselves - Germany has just increased its exports to China, and exports are at a record level. There will be a rapid and seismic change of power over the next 25 years and the Chinese have already made it clear they understand who caused the crisis. The UK has a long way to fall and a lot of apologizing to do.

Precisely. A negligent doctor or engineer would be held to account. I fail to understand why banksters and their cronies have been able to get away with the argument that 'they didn't see it coming' or that 'it was a once in a lifetime event'. They belong in prison.

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I saw this on a delta flight back from the states on Tuesday night.

I'd never heard of it before but decided to watch it after reading the synopsis.

It starts by giving a good, easy to understand reason for the financial crisis.

...

Thanks for the synopsis. It definitely looks like one to watch.

The thing is, there doesn't appear to be anything here that's particularly controversial or revelatory. In fact, this has all been in the public domain for the last 3 years (and for the last 7 for those who frequent HPC). It sounds like an excellent documentary but not exactly "Wikileaks: The Movie".

Rather than burying it, I suspect we won't find it in our local multiplexes because there aren't any tits in it (besides those on Wall Street, of course), you can't flog any toys on the back of it, McDonalds won't be producing a Happy Meal based upon it, and it's not exactly going to attract the main youth demographic who regularly go to the cinema and buy popcorn and those stinking wretched nachos with the fake cheese.

I know of a few local independent cinemas that might show it but on the whole I think it'll be one for download.

As I've said before, I've been selectively collating videos from YouTube and elsewhere online for the past few years. I don't envisage the internet will be as free and available in the future as it is now (in its relative infancy) and I want to ensure such gems don't get intentionally buried in the sands of time.

This documentary sounds like a worthy addition for the collection. I will be using them to educate my children and grandchildren as to why we are poor.

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