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  1. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Adam McKay ('The Big Short')

    9:37 pm 1/30/2016

    The 47-year-old best director and best adapted screenplay nominee talks about his journey through the comedy world, how he shifted gears to tackle Michael Lewis' 2010 bestseller, why he's backing Bernie Sanders and reteaming with Will Ferrell.Read more

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  2. Adam McKay Prank Called Lorne Michaels Pretending to be Joe Torre

    7:59 am 1/26/2016

    The former 'SNL' head writer who recently directed 'The Big Short' said he got tired of waiting for Michaels to choose which sketches would be in the show.Read more

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  3. Golden Globes Red Carpet: Champagne Flowing, Nominees Talk Family, Chance Encounters

    7:17 pm 1/10/2016

    "I’m just waiting to see Leonardo DiCaprio."Read more

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  4. Critic's Notebook: For Politically Charged Films, Timing is Everything

    4:00 pm 12/31/2015

    It’s a truly weird season when a new Michael Moore movie is one of the least topical, but the impact of a politically charged film is often a matter of timing (just ask Spike Lee).Read more

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  5. 'Daddy's Home': Film Review

    11:45 am 12/22/2015

    Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reteam as a stepfather and father competing for the love of the kids in Sean Anders' new comedy.Read more

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  6. How One Actor Ruined Steve Carell's $15,000 'Big Short' Wardrobe

    10:27 am 12/2/2015

    'The Big Short' director Adam McKay reveals the time Billy Magnussen made a costly mistake.Read more

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  7. Adam McKay Considers a Donald Trump Presidency: "Just Raw Insanity"

    8:47 am 12/2/2015

    But it turns out Steve Carell is a "HUGE" Trump fan.Read more

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  8. Brad Pitt Wants Justice for Victims of Financial Collapse: "It’s Disgusting. It Makes Me Angry"

    8:45 am 12/2/2015

    "People suffered as they did and yet no one was held accountable and nothing seemed to change," says 'The Big Short' producer-actor.Read more

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  9. 'The Big Short' Stars, Director Gather to Debate Wall Street, Trump and Hillary vs. Bernie

    8:40 am 12/2/2015

    Author Michael Lewis joins Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and director Adam McKay for a freewheeling conversation on the making of their biting satire about the financial crisis, victim blaming and what happens if The Donald actually makes it into the White House.Read more

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  10. 'The Big Short' Director Adam McKay on Billy Magnussen Shrinking Steve Carell's Wardrobe - 'The Big Short' Oscar Roundtable

    8:30 am 12/2/2015

    “The next day I put on my shirt and I was like, I couldn’t have gotten this fat.” Read more

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