The Big Short editor Hank Corwin and Crazy Montage

December 11, 2015, 17:53 PM

The Big Short is “a stylistic Chex Mix of storytelling, satire, advocacy, and clip art,” Dana Stevens writes in her review of Adam McKay’s dark comedy about the events leading up to the 2008 housing crisis. Indeed, the film’s distinctive aesthetic includes tons of stock footage, unconventional cutting, and jarring imagery that all conspires to create an atmosphere of orchestrated chaos. To help create this rhythm, McKay turned to editor Hank Corwin, who has previously worked on The Tree of Life, The New World, and Natural Born Killers.

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