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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.
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." 
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!
I'm kicking off the year reviewing one of the staples of podcasting, Doug Loves Movies, as a reminder that the adage "out with the old, in with the new" doesn't necessarily always apply.
It's been a great year for movies, with a diverse assortment of high-profile and smaller scale films, true stories and big surprises, all emerging as some of my favorites for this year. Here's a countdown of my top ten for 2015.
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.