Today, for your viewing pleasure: a trailer for a film about crypto. Called . . . CRYPTO! Because that’s exactly what we all deserve.
The tagline could be from the mouth of Paul Singer:
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According to appropriately named site TheDailyHodl:
Crypto tells the story of a young agent named Martin, played by Beau Knapp, who returns to his hometown in New York to untangle a web of deceit, corruption and fraud. The film serves up Russian operatives, guns and the kind of manoeuvring that makes cryptocurrency good for the bad guys: money laundering.
Russian mafia? Check. Fraud? Check. Money laundering? Check.
Seems like someone in Hollywood did their research on the basics of the crypto market.
But not toooo much.
Some choice quotes from the trailer:
No phone number, no email, just $10m in cryptocurrencies.
Whoops! Who ever said ”$10m in cryptocurrencies” plural?! Who did these guys go to for their research? The Woz?
Also, they seem to be using a platform called “MERKEL trading”. Unless this is an obscure reference to the German chancellor, they probably meant MERKLE trading. (As a reference to a cryptographic merkle tree.)
We have a serious problem here, I’m pretty sure the Russian mafia is laundering money through the omni-brancher
Omni-what? The bit before was good though. Also, Rory Gilmore (aka Alexis Biedel) seems a long way from Stars Hollow. Life must have got tough after Logan.
Alphaville viewing party anyone? We'll bring snacks.
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