Greed review – Steve Coogan gleams in knockabout satire of the mega-rich

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Michael Winterbottom’s entertaining mockumentary about a high-street fashion tycoon presents a hideous carnival of obscene wealth, vanity and moral squalor That exhilaratingly prolific film-maker Michael Winterbottom – working with co-writer Sean Gray from The Thick of It – has served up a breezy, funny, unsubtle scattershot satire-melodrama all about the moral squalor of the super-rich. They are epitomised by a fictional high-street fashion mogul called Sir Richard “Greedy” McCreadie as he prepares for a monumentally tasteless, Fyre festival -ish, Roman-themed 60th birthday party on the …

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