‘The Big Short’ deserves an Oscar for telling the truth

WASHINGTON, February 9, 2016 – Having managed, rather belatedly, to head for the local cinema to see Paramount’s late 2015 sneak hit, “The Big Short,” this critic feels compelled to observe that if there’s any justice in La-La Land, this quietly amazing film would win the upcoming Academy Award for Best Picture. Alas, it looks like…