Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire.
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor. Written by
Zabel's firm is based on both Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers. Like Bear Stearns CEO Jimmy Cayne, Zabel would threaten to declare bankruptcy only to later acquiesce to the deal. Also like Bear Stearns, Keller Zabel's New York headquarters was worth more than the initial offer of two dollars per share. Finally as was the fate of Keller Zabel, both Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers were allegedly brought down by massive short selling based on rumors of solvency issues due to each company's holdings of toxic mortgage-backed securities. See more »
In the final scene, on the roof top terrace, there are 'photos' being taken. Briefly an 'in-camera' view pops up and displays the ISO as 3200. In daylight you would normally be at roughly ISO 200, ISO 3200 would only be used in the absolute darkest situations. The resulting image would've been overexposed. ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor to pick up light - the higher the number, the more light it lets in. See more »
ALRIGHT, ALRIGHT (SEASIDE REMIX)
Written by Patrick DuVoisin, Riccardo Montanari and Davide Ruberto
Performed by Centric House
Courtesy of Irma Records
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The first twenty minutes were very promising.Then it got boring. Extremely boring.There just isn't any plot.Gekko getting together with his daughter maybe was touching for a moment.But the girl crying all the time got on my nerves.She is supposed to be an adult. In stead she is acting like a little child. I like Shia,but what on earth was he representing. At least Charlie Sheen as Bud Fox had a clear objective.(Speaking of which,his cameo as the guy we know from Two and a half men is so in contrast of the character Bud Fox that completely diminishes the first movie.I could not believe that they would make a parody of his role). Shia was a guy who was ambitious but stuck with his green energy project.While any men or woman with common sense would bail on it.No,it is the right thing do.Oh,please. Now,this isn't Shia's fault. But Oliver Stone,what happened to him. He used to be brilliant. This movie is not even a good depiction of the economic crisis the world is in right now,so it is not even enlightening.Incredible waste of time and celluloid.
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