Investopedia.com defines the term short as follows: “A short position is the sale of a borrowed security, commodity or currency with the expectation that the asset will fall in value.” Basically borrowing something you don’t own and selling it at the current price, hoping that its value will fall.
In the United States, only New Jersey labels its county legislators as “freeholders” and this is a film about what the freeholders who ran Ocean County did to one of its long-time county employees.
[rating=2]Starring: Steve Carrell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Alan Arkin, Jay Mohr and Brad Garrett
Writer(s): Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (screenplay and story); Chad Kultgen and Tyler Mitchell (story)
Director(s): Don Scardino
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a story of friendship, magic and the power of both to astound. It could have been a really good film. However, like an illusion involving levitation where the wires can clearly be seen, it was ultimately less than satisfying.