In the Margins

'The Big Short' film takes misleading aim at Wall Street

March 1, 2016

By American Enterprise Institute

"The Big Short," which took home an Oscar Sunday night for Best Adapted Screenplay, differs significantly from the Michael Lewis book on which it is based. "...[T]his difference reveals how the filmmakers made it more politically charged in order to blame Wall Street for the financial crisis," according to Peter Wallison, the Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute. Read the original piece from AEI.