Industry: season 2 — sexy, tense and compelling

The first season of Industry surprised me, in a way. I guess I didn’t expect to find a show about young and hungry bankers to be so engaging. I think the fact that it was a sexy and up-for-it cast, fully prepared to embrace all that was required of them in terms of story and character — that helped. And the fact that, at least … Continue reading Industry: season 2 — sexy, tense and compelling

Industry (2020) review: This Life meets Billions

I don’t know what it is about stories that focus on investment banking, but I kind of dig them. Industry (2020) is an HBO-BBC co-production that focuses on a group of young, sexy graduates trying to forge their careers at a London investment bank called Pierpoint & Co. Continue reading Industry (2020) review: This Life meets Billions

The Wolf of Wall Street: Scorsese and DiCaprio take greed is good to another level

Head to a bar. Order a shot of tequila. Chuck some tabasco in it, some pepper, maybe some lighter fluid. Open one eye wide and shoot the shot straight into your eyeball. The experience you’ll have is nothing like watching this film, but it’s the best I can do and gets you in the right mindset for the madness. What this film is, let’s be … Continue reading The Wolf of Wall Street: Scorsese and DiCaprio take greed is good to another level