Adam McKay's Dick Cheney "biopic" tells us nothing about the most powerful vice president in history.
The actor gained 40 pounds, shaved his head and dyed his eyebrows for the role.
He becomes just one of three directors in the show's history to earn consecutive distinctions.
It's out to make money.
The biggest crime of the financial crisis of 2008 is that "no one was prosecuted," he tells HuffPost.
The director and screenwriter's film "The Big Short" garnered five nominations.
McKay told a podcast later: "If you ask me what Will Ferrell’s really like, I’m going to lie to you."
Director Adam McKay sits down with HuffPost Live to discuss his Oscar-nominated film "The Big Short."
Because two men kissing is so funny!
If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!
If collateralized debt obligations, mortgage-backed securities and credit-default swaps are your thing, then Adam McKay's The Big Short is for you. If they're not, the film is still for you.