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Robert Scheer

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It is not true, as a Wall Street Journal reviewer claimed, that the HBO movie version of Andrew Sorkin’s book “Too Big to Fail” was “Too Boring to Watch.” On the contrary, the problem with the film, as with the richly anecdotal book, is that it is all too effectively misleading. Perhaps the main value of the book and film is the instruction they provide on the limits of mainstream journalism in the decade that led up to the meltdown.

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Matt Damon was apparently paying attention as he narrated "Inside Job," Charles Ferguson's Oscar-winning documentary about the architects of the ongoing global economic catastrophe, as he's broken with the cohort of celebrities who .

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I have now sat through Charles Ferguson’s “Inside Job”— the nonfiction version of Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”— and I still don’t fully understand our endless financial crisis This does not mean that “Inside Job” is a failureI have now sat through Charles Ferguson’s documentary and I still don’t fully understand our endless financial crisis.

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