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Fiscal Collapse, Movie-Style: Watching Our Road to Economic Ruin

ReelPolitik By Anthony Kaufman | ReelPolitik September 24, 2010 at 3:35AM

Fiscal Collapse, Movie-Style: Watching Our Road to Economic Ruin
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With the election season upon us, and economic tussles in Washington reaching fever pitch, an onslaught of movies addressing America's #1 political issue are about to hit theaters. Between now and voting day, at least five movies, both documentary and fiction, take up the subject of the global economic collapse, examining its roots, causes and effects. What do we have to learn from these cinematic renditions of fiscal apocalypse? At IFC.com, you can read my rundown of the economic perspectives of "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps," "Freakonomics," "Inside Job," "I Want Your Money," and "The Company Men"--along with their own equivalent S&P-style credit rating. Here's the link again.

This article is related to: Economic Issues