‘Mosquito State’ Review: A Finance Bro Lets Bugs Eat Him Alive in a Wall Street Horror Story

, Filip Jan Rymsza’s scary-silly “Mosquito State” begs for some context before we can dive into its crepuscular plot.It’s August 3, 2007.

We’re standing on the precipice of the most dire financial crisis since the Great Depression, but no one seems to know it yet.

Good things are happening.

A young senator named Barack Obama is sparking a new breed of American hope.

No Country for Old Men” and “There Will Be Blood” are about to open within a few weeks of each other.

The iPhone has just been invented.

People feel immortal.

Rich people, most of all.Wall Street is convinced that it can predict the future, data is the most valuable currency on Earth, and quantitative analysts are valued as modern seers.

Quants like Richard Boca (Beau Knapp), whose homemade algorithm has allowed his firm to amass a profane amount of money without any regard to where it came from,

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