Boom Bust Boom, a Pythonesque look at financial crashes. (2016)
“While Nobel Prize winners, academics and economists … mention numerous reasons for these meltdowns, hubris is often cited as the chief culprit
New York Times > Movies, 10 March 2016
Pic: writer/director Terry Jones and a puppet of the economist Hyman Minsky from the new movie “Boom Bust Boom.”
A review of a documentary exploring capitalism’s Achilles’ heel – “How human nature drives the economy to crisis after crisis, time and time again.”
“Boom Bust Boom” explores the economic collapse of 2008 and uses it to investigate past financial panics and depressions. Nobel Prize winners, academics and economists are interviewed, and while they mention numerous reasons for these meltdowns, hubris is often cited as the chief culprit.
“We see how economic models have continually been proved wrong, and how money and emotions cloud good sense.”
Access the article here: Review: ‘Boom Bust Boom,’ a Pythonesque Look at Financial Crashes