Craig Gillespie’s “Dumb Money” delves into the GameStop short squeeze of 2021, offering an engaging exploration of financial market imbalances while ensuring it remains entertaining throughout. In contrast to Adam McKay’s “The Big Short,” this film leans more towards storytelling than didacticism. It revolves around Keith Gill (Paul Dano), known as Roaring Kitty, whose Reddit-driven short squeeze against GameStop sent shockwaves through Wall Street. The narrative delves into the aftermath, including RobinHood’s controversial trading halt and congressional investigations. With a broad canvas, the film portrays various characters affected by the GameStop frenzy. The ensemble cast excels, though the film could have explored the event’s intricacies in greater depth. Nevertheless, “Dumb Money” avoids heavy-handed critiques of capitalism, maintaining a fluid narrative style that underscores the resilience of ordinary people challenging established financial norms. Visit flixtor movies for more!
Dumb Money | September 29, 2023 (United States)
Director: Craig GillespieWriter: Lauren Schuker Blum, Rebecca Angelo, Ben MezrichStars: Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, Vincent D'OnofrioSummary: Dumb Money is the ultimate David vs. Goliath tale, based on the insane true story of everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street and got rich by turning GameStop (the video game st... Read all
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English