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Boom Bust Boom

Boom Bust Boom is a movie starring Terry Jones, George Magnus, and Robert Shiller. Terry Jones guides us through the history and the nature of the economic boom-bust cycle and why people repeatedly ignore it to their sorrow.

Other Titles
Boom Bust Boom: Your Part in Ruining the Economy, Boom Bust Boom Bust Boom - Your Part in Ruining the Economy
Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
History, Documentary
Terry Jones, Bill Jones, Ben Timlett
Theo Kocken, Terry Jones
Terry Jones, Zvi Bodie, Robert Shiller, George Magnus
USA, UK, Netherlands
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor and entrepreneur Theo Kocken. Co-written by Jones and Kocken and featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, Robert J Shiller and Paul Krugman, the film is part of a global movement to change the economic system through education to protect the world from boom and bust. A unique look at why economic crashes happen, Boom Bust Boom is a multimedia documentary combining live action with animation and puppetry to explain economics to everyone.

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Keith Burns

I watched this film without any expectations whatsoever and I can honestly say that it was one of the most memorable films I've ever seen. With such a long and complex story, it is actually almost impossible to tell the true extent of the problem until the end. There are so many good films that do this with a catchy title, but few actually manage to tell it. This film does. The opening sequence is incredible, it makes you think and just get a good feeling. After this, the film gets really interesting and takes us on a thrilling journey. I don't want to say much more because I don't want to ruin it for you. All I know is that I recommend it to everyone. My score: 9.5/10

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Cynthia Lane

I watched this film for the first time the other day, and, from what I remember, it was one of those "this is so unique and weird" kind of films. I really liked this film, as it really didn't force the pace at all. I think it's the best I've seen in a while. I actually really enjoyed it. One of the best things about this film is the feeling it gives you. I'm not sure what it is, but it gives you this weird mixture of happiness and despair. One of the most annoying things about this film is the fact that it's pretty damn hard to understand. It's not that hard to understand, but it's really hard to get used to. That's my main criticism of this film. As I said, I really liked it. I'm glad I gave this a chance, and I hope the rest of the fans will, too. This film is definitely worth a watch.

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Catherine Evans

I really loved this movie. It is a must see for all fans of rap music. It is just an amazing story about life and death in Harlem and how it affected some of the most important people in the city. When I was a kid I had a recording studio and this is what the industry was like. All the rappers were artists and they all had their own private label in the States. However, in the States, all the rappers just worked for one label and they all had to share the profits with the artists. Even the more successful rappers had to share the profits with the artists, so it was a lot of money and work for the artists. A lot of people who would have made millions off the profits had to put up the money for a lot of artists. When you see this movie you realize how hard it is to make it as an artist and to make money. In Harlem, it was a lot of hustle, but they did it anyway. It was just a tough environment. The filmmakers did an amazing job with the editing and the soundtrack. You can tell it was shot in New York. The soundtrack is also excellent. I am a big rap fan and this movie is a must see for all rap fans. This movie also shows how hard it is to make it as an artist. I really enjoyed it. If you are a fan of rap music you should definitely see this movie. This movie shows that even in a rough environment people can come together and make something. I am hoping that some day I can do that and put out a solo album, but I have a long way to go. If you have not seen this movie then I would recommend that you see it, but it is really not for everyone. I really enjoyed the story and the music and I really loved the acting. Overall I really loved this movie and would recommend it to anyone who has not seen it. 10/10.

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Emily G.

I will be honest. I was a little hesitant to see this movie at first. I thought it would be very light hearted. But to my surprise, I found this to be one of the most truthful documentaries I have ever seen. And it's also one of the best. With the cinematography, the footage was amazing. It shows us the origin of the San Andreas Fault. The destructive earthquake of 1906, and the dramatic movement of the fault during the "Big One." And it shows us what it takes to move the fault safely. How people built new homes, roads, and wells. And how many died during the Great Quake of 1700. The more you know about the history of the Great Quake, the better prepared you are. And the more likely you will be when you see this movie. A great job by everyone involved. Great movie.

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I was able to watch the film when it was released in the UK, and I really enjoyed it, as did everyone else in the cinema. I did have a few problems with it, mainly with the animation and the characters. They were not as detailed as they could have been. They also seemed to change size in relation to the screen and sometimes looked very disjointed. Also, some of the animations looked quite artificial, as if they were computer-generated. But it was still a great film, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes a good animation.

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Zachary C.

I saw this film as part of the Oscar presentations in Amsterdam. It was clearly a labour of love. I also heard that the director had previously worked on many film projects, many of which were no less than outstanding. This is indeed a very impressive achievement. The resulting film does not sound like your typical sports documentary, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. The director has attempted to recreate a little bit of the psychological torment of an athlete. So in this sense it is very true to say that it is a sports documentary. I would like to say more about the film, but it is better if you see it yourself. You might even be surprised.

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Ann Adams

A must-see for anyone who believes in a civilized society and who has been blindsided by the news media's relentless demonization of ISIS. The documentary does a terrific job of addressing the plight of these Yazidis, a sect of Muslims, and is also a surprisingly serious look at the war between ISIS and Kurdish forces. There are many stories told about the hardships of life for these people, including one of two small children, who were almost killed by the ISIS terrorists because they refused to do what they were told. Those who know anything about the Yazidis, as I do, know that these atrocities were committed by the fighters of the ISIS, which are just a handful of vicious psychopaths. It is a truly horrific time to be alive, and the fight against ISIS will not be easy. The last 20 years have witnessed a series of "catastrophic" events that began with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the invasion of Iraq, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and the ongoing war against Libya. The conditions in those countries are not better than in Iraq, but the humanitarian catastrophe is far worse. A stark contrast between the conditions of those in the countries and the plight of the Yazidis could not be more true.

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Randy Franklin

The year is 2012. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, better known as Aamir Khan, has won the Oscar for best actor in a motion picture. There are so many amazing things about this film, which you might think, 'Maneka is a serial killer?' but she is a writer, a feminist, and a feminist with an eye for beauty and entertainment. Her other works include "Boom Bust Boom", "1.25 Million" and "Sardar". In "1.25 Million" she became a major success. Maneka plays an innocent woman who takes a change in appearance to a Mumbai hotel. Her identity has been stolen by a company, and she begins a journey of self-discovery. She learns about her roots and feels the pain of her past. She even gets a few minutes to reflect on how the system has affected her. "1.25 Million" is a perfect example of Maneka's sense of art, and the beauty of storytelling. She never gives away the story but presents it through the eyes of a woman who has not fully embraced her own identity. The narrative is very short and tells you exactly what is happening at the beginning, and then tells you what happens after that. The action sequences are so well choreographed and filmed, that it is easy to forget that they are not actual action sequences. They are part of the artistic sequences in this film. "1.25 Million" has become a genre-defining film. It is a must see for everyone. You may think that I am biased, because of Aamir Khan's name, but I still give this film a 9/10 because it is a wonderful movie. The fact that the movie is being so low-budget is a reflection of the fact that this film has no budget at all. I have heard some people complain that they didn't want to see this film because they were scared of violence. It is not a violent movie, but a movie that deals with the relationship between two people and their relationships with one another. I also think that the acting is very good. In addition to Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, the film features big names such as Anushka Sharma, Shreyas Talpade, Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra. I am very surprised that the film was nominated for the Oscar. I would have thought that a film that deals with a woman taking on the system would have been nominated, but Aamir Khan is a brilliant actor, so he deserves an Oscar. I would say that Aamir Khan is the best actor in India, and I am surprised that he did not win the Oscar for best actor in a motion picture. If he had, I would have nominated him for the Oscar and said that I want Aamir

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Andrew W.

Cancer is something every American (or any other human being for that matter) can relate to. I think this documentary was very well done, it was a personal view on the cancer issue in America. What it showed was a young woman who had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and how she was dealing with it. I found this to be a very heart-wrenching documentary, and I believe that people should be able to view this documentary without being put off by its subject matter. I recommend this film to anyone who feels like they have been through the same thing as her. I think this is one of the best documentaries ever made.

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Denise Lawson

When I saw this movie, I was curious about the sexuality of people in this country. It seems there are these three groups of people. The "straight" ones, the "gay" ones, and then there's the "intersex" ones. These people have to do a lot of things and they are the "model minority." This movie is about their sexuality and how they get these things done. It is very enlightening and enlightening. One of the things that was quite amusing was seeing the women get their periods. They didn't have to do anything and they were able to enjoy this part of their lives. Another thing that was interesting was that I found this movie very interesting because it seemed to be filmed in just one location in one day. This was impressive for me because this movie is very intimate. I can say that the most intimate aspect of the movie was from the woman who got her period. She actually got it in one day and she was able to talk about it and share her experience with us. This was very touching and touching. All in all, this movie is very important. I encourage people to watch it and to take the time to talk with someone who can help you understand your own sexuality. I strongly recommend this movie to anyone who loves movies and also to anyone who is interested in the sexualities of others.

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Randy Ryan

The reason I decided to watch this documentary was because I am a blogger and I have been writing about the plethora of social media buzz that comes with the proliferation of gadgets. That being said, it was a personal favorite and I recommend anyone who likes to listen to a good, original and relevant story to watch it. This documentary will not appeal to the masses, but if you like being entertained by an informative documentary, it is definitely for you.

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Julie W.

While I am not sure why the film makers chose this time to go straight to the red box, it was still an enjoyable documentary to see. The original music composed for this film was incredible. The movie itself, while being a little slow, kept my interest, and I felt I got a good look at the people who worked on the project. I was impressed with the design of the RED box, and the whole RED Digital Cinema Camera that was used to create the film. The sound and camera work was also very well done. In terms of presentation, I thought it was very well done. The editing of the film was done very well, and I felt it was very interesting to see what the screenwriter, Michael Grossman, did to help shape the script. I enjoyed the film, and I would recommend it to any horror movie fans out there.

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Robert R.

This documentary is not just about the war but about a man named Bruno Bottarini who helped bring the war to the United States in 1945. After the war, he was tried and convicted of murder. He died in prison in 1960 and his name and life story were made famous by Al Gore's Oscar winning film. In the documentary, his death sentence was commuted to life in prison. One of the most interesting things about this film is that it tries to explain the legal and moral implications of the war. The documentary is quite disturbing at times, particularly the testimony of Major George Herman, who has a conscience and knows that he was wrong in the case. This film has been good to show what went on behind the scenes and what was going on behind the scenes during the war. The movie does have a lot of information, and it is clear that the material is very important. The film does take a long time to tell its story and the film is fairly long, but it is worth the time. The documentary does have a lot of great interviews with people who were involved in the war, including former President Truman, Senator Joseph McCarthy, Congressman Robert Bennett, and General George Patton. Overall, this is a good film, although it does take some time to tell its story. It is worth seeing and has many good things to say about the war.

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Kathleen J.

I've just finished watching Boomerang Boom. I'd seen it a couple of times and as I was watching it I was constantly wondering how it had so many well known actors in it and I realised it was made by an Australian film-maker. But, still, the film didn't seem to interest me as much as the narration. But then I started to listen to it, and it's brilliant. I found it very interesting how the director used narration to show the stages that the actors went through during filming. It was very interesting. And it also felt like the film was very simple. The film didn't have a lot of style to it, but it was so much fun. The actors were all very good and it was nice to see them actually getting into the roles and acting their parts. I recommend this film to anyone who's interested in film-making and knows of a film-maker. This was really well made and I really like it.

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Gerald P.

If I were to comment on this film without it being a spoiler, I'd say that the two main themes of the movie are how everyone in the state of California went about all the battles that took place during the 'war on drugs' and how it affected the people of the state. In addition to this, we learn how the 'war' has affected people, including families and friends. While the focus of the movie is on the drug war, there is also a lot of story about it's effect on families and communities. I've always been a proponent of supporting non-violent and non-criminal ways of resolving social issues and this movie definitely makes the point that one way is not to get caught up in the politics and the problems of the law. The main character, Buster Bust, is a family man, but he spends most of his time trying to stay one step ahead of the law, so that he won't get caught. He has been in jail for trying to avoid a conviction. Buster is more of a one-time-only type of a character. The whole movie is a real-life story that is told through a wide array of people's lives. While I could say that this is a great documentary, I can't say it is a great film. I don't think the movie is as good as it should have been. I think it could have used some more editing or maybe some more cutting. I think it should have been a little more balanced in terms of what was shown. I'm not saying that it should have been a "biography" in nature, but the book was good, so I don't think it was necessary to cut that much out of it. If you like documentaries, you'll love this movie. I thought it was a good way to start the summer. Maybe it will do better on DVD. Overall, I thought it was a good documentary that I would recommend to friends.

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Rebecca Fernandez

The third installment of the The Story of Ricky Bobby, i thought the previous movies did a great job of covering all the important details about the film and where the characters came from, this movie has much more to it than the previous ones. The movie basically follows the different stories of the different people involved in the film and shows how they started to become famous, as well as how their lives changed from where they started. I think it was great how the movie had so much more information about them, how they were and the things they were in the beginning of their career. There was one scene that was kinda corny, but other than that i thought the movie was great and highly recommended for all the fans of the film.

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The U.S. Army is about as far from "down under" as you can get. These guys are from all walks of life. They are really just the "Boom Bust Boom" of the military world. They are like your average guy. That is the way they see it. They come from a broken home and are not ready for the world that they are going to enter. They want to go to college, but there is no way they will go to college. This documentary does a great job of explaining their reason for wanting to go to college and the problems they face in the military. The stories are varied and we learn about some very different things. We also learn some things about the different classes. If you are interested in military life, then this documentary is for you. You can see the same things we see and learn about from these guys. You can see that they go through a lot of stress and they are not ready for it. I do not recommend this documentary to anyone who is looking for a "bombs away" story. If you are looking for a real story, then I would recommend watching "A Bridge Too Far". The only difference is that you see the U.S. Army as it is, not the way it is supposed to be.

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After an enlightening and funny two and a half hour discussion with Bob Bowman, I cannot say enough about this film. It's rare that I can sit through a film and not find myself riveted to the screen. The insights, thought provoking arguments, and insightful social commentary from Mr. Bowman are just about the best I've ever heard. The interview goes beyond politics and is far more personal and deep. If you haven't seen this film and are interested in learning more, I highly recommend you see this film.

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Booming Over Hollywood is a short documentary film from Peter Doherty (who, like himself, has a small part in the documentary). In a wry and witty manner, he tells us about his 'fall from grace' in Hollywood. He claims to have gone to Warner Bros Studios to make a documentary about how certain things were done in the early days of the industry, but ended up being forced to sit through a lot of boring interviews with people he knew, and did not know. This documentary comes across as a story of an ambition and a whimpering. If it were a documentary about Hollywood, it would be a classic. But it's not. It's a story of a desire to tell a story, and, in the process, slowly but surely losing the drive and enthusiasm that made him what he is. He leaves the story of his fall from grace in the dust with a chuckle.

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Ashley Carter

I'm not sure if it was that I had no interest in the life of Beatles before seeing this movie, or if I was hoping for some footage of the band and, maybe, some "live" performance footage of the group. Or maybe it was just that I was bored at the time of this viewing and wanted to see the band live. I think it was a little bit of both. The film is mainly an oral history of the band and the recording sessions that led to the studio sessions for Rubber Soul. The film does not go into detail on the final studio sessions, which were "manifested" by the Pink Floyd's classic album, The Wall. In fact, this film is focused on the band in the studio and their interaction with producer Brian Eno. The focus of the film is always the early recording sessions and the evolution of the songs and the recording session itself. The film doesn't try to explain the studio sessions as a whole. Instead, it concentrates on the studio sessions of the Beatles, specifically the sessions that went into the recording of the Rubber Soul album. As the film progresses, the focus of the film turns more toward the recording sessions themselves, and how these sessions shaped the Beatles, rather than trying to explain how they came about. I found the film to be informative and thought-provoking, especially when it came to the writing and recording of the songs. The writing was amazing and made me want to go back to listen to the songs many times over. The film was also really insightful on the experience of the recording sessions themselves. It was interesting to hear the people involved in the recording sessions talk about how and why they came up with the songs and how they influenced the way the Beatles came to be. I also found the acting and acting by the people involved in the recording sessions to be really interesting. The actors were really good at playing their characters, and I think the acting was more than acceptable. Overall, the film was great. I thought it was very educational and enlightening and very entertaining.

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Ryan Rivera

Well this is what the first two episodes of The Academy Award nominated The Oscars were made for! The official website for the documentary says that this film is a "must see for anyone and everyone". And that is what it was meant to be. And it is a great documentary on a group of men in the early years of Hollywood who were more than just the stars of the films. This is not a documentary about the actors in the films. There are no stories about the actors at all. This is a film about how these men were more than just starlets. This is a story about how these men went through their whole lives knowing they could be gone at any moment. And it is a story that no one should be missing. It's a story of how the films have changed and what they had to go through to get there. This is the story of James Cameron, George Lucas, Peter Jackson, Roger Corman and just about everyone who was involved in the making of these films. All of them, to some extent, are a little bit more important than the stars of the films. But they were part of it as well. I think it's a very interesting story, and I really enjoyed watching this film. And it's not only a good documentary on these men, but also on Hollywood itself. It's a great story that anyone should see. Especially if you are a fan of the movies.

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Diana Duncan

After being rejected by the director of the production of a musical, I was very hesitant to see this film at all. However, I saw it, and it is so well done that I can't help but think that it is a magnificent work of art. This film is not for those who can't stand boring documentaries, but it is a very important work that the public should be aware of, because this movie is not the typical one that some people are used to. It is a sort of documentary with music, but it is not the typical one. The movie is about an American Indian tribe that is facing some serious problems in their life. They are struggling to live without their traditional medicines, and the director wants to bring a film to the public about this tribe. This film is not for everyone, but it is a documentary that people of all ages and from all over the world should see. It is definitely a must-see.