Category Archives: Movies

X marks the spot on JFK’s 50th anniversary

Dallas. 22 November 2013 at 12.30pm. 50 years on… The pilgrimage to Elm Street. Since 1963, the assassination of President John F Kennedy has become not so much a story about ‘who’ killed Kennedy, but ‘why’. Despite the release of some declassified material over the years, the world still seeks an answer. But the question of ‘why’ […]

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Margin Call makes a call on leveraged debt

“Be careful.” It took some time for the movie Margin Call to be released in Australia, but its arrival is a powerful reminder of the global financial crisis (GFC) and lessons to be learned. Authentic and sophisticated in its portrayal of Manhattan in 2008, it follows US investment bank employees over a 24 hour period during […]

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