Each year at this time, I get a kick out of looking at the Best Picture
Oscar nominees with an eye toward how each story originated This year, a
record seven of the eight chosen films were based, at least partially,
THE BIG SHORT
Michael Lewis' nonfiction bestseller about the housing and financial
crisis of 2007-2008 was released in 2010, and Paramount picked it up
three years later. Dialogue and data-driven, this is one of those films
released just under...