Meanwhile, young financial trader Jacob Moore, the boyfriend Winnie, befriends Gordon Gekko. Gordon Gekko then manipulates Jacob Moore to persuade Winnie to get the US$100 million transferred to him. Once the money is withdrawn from the trust fund and is in Gordon Gekko's hands, he disappears from the lives of Jacob Moore and his daughter, Winnie. Gordon Gekko then uses the money to set himself up in London as a hedge fund manager and is once again a player in the financial markets. Watch the movie to know what happens next...
To me, the best part of the film was where Bud Fox, now a successful financial wheeler dealer, bumps into Gordon Gekko at a party and recites the immortal phrase popularised in the first Wall Street film: "Blue Horseshoe loves Anacott Steel." [Only those who have seen the original Wall Street film would understand the meaning of this].
I give this film only 5 stars out of 10.
Money Never Sleeps had the potential of being another milestone film because of the recent global financial crisis but Oliver Stone has not taken advantage of this to the fullest. He has instead made a pseudo love story cum family drama. I wonder if Oliver Stone has outsourced the storyline of this film to someone in Mumbai, India - the story seems familiarly so "Tamil type movie".
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