Films

  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 907 votes )

The insider

"The Insider" is the story of two whistle blowers. The first, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, was a highly placed tobacco industry executive. (Dr. Wigand has a Ph.D. in biochemistry and is not a medical doctor.) The tobacco industry at that time denied that nicotine was addictive and claimed that the evidence that tobacco use impaired health was inconclusive. In 1995, Dr. Wigand was the first tobacco company executive to come forward with information that, for decades, the tobacco companies had known that smoking caused cancer and that cigarettes were a delivery device for an addictive drug (nicotine).

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 866 votes )

Margin call

The story takes place over a 36-hour period at a large Wall Street investment bank and highlights the initial stages of the financial crisis of 2007–08. In focus are the actions taken by a group of employees during the subsequent financial collapse.

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 847 votes )

The full monty

The once-successful steel mills of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, have shut down and most of the employees have been laid off. Former steel workers Gary "Gaz" Schofield and Dave Horsefall have resorted to stealing scrap metal from the abandoned mills to sell.

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  • 8 Jun 2016
  • By German Anitua Azkarate
  • Rating:( 847 votes )

High fidelity

Rob Gordon is a self-confessed music loving everyman with a poor understanding of women. After getting dumped by his latest girlfriend, Laura he decides to look up some of his old partners in an attempt to figure out where he keeps going wrong in his relationships.

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