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Cannes Review: "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"

Reviewed at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. For at least its first half, Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" - the sequel to his 1987 original - may be the cinema's best dramatization of the 2008 financial meltdown. With its rapidly cut split-screens and downward spiraling electronic numbers reflecting on the panicked face of its protagonist Jake Moore (Shia LaBeouf), the film captures the fast, frenzied terror of computer-driven economic freefall like nothing else on...