Arbitrage (2012)

ar•bi•trage är′bĭ-träzh″
n. describes the act of buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market at a higher price, thereby enabling investors to profit from the temporary difference…

I watched the 2012 Lionsgate dram/thriller “Arbitrage” on Netflix DVD. This movie, although fictional, feels like a true story (and I’m sure it is a true story based on many wealthy Wall Street billionaires). It was written and directed by  Nicholas Jarecki (technical consultant on Hackers, writer of The Informers, director producer writer of Crisis). His parents were stock exchange traders and his brother is a finance executive giving him a foot-in-the-door to writing this film. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival January 2012.

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The Prince (2014)

I watched this 2014 Lionsgate action/thriller film “The Prince” on Netflix DVD. It is the story of a 20 years retired assassin, Paul, who puts himself right back in the game to rescue his daughter. He recruits one of Beth’s friends, Angela, to help him find her in New Orleans where an old enemy, Omar, wages a war to track him down. He recruits some old help from Sam to aid him while taking down “The Pharmacy”, who is supplying Beth with drugs, and avoiding the onslaught of enemies that want him dead.

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