I realize the landscape of North Carolina is intoxicating and it must be tempting just to use what you have in every single scene. But Homeland is set in D.C. and some accuracy would be nice, even if it means having Dana and Finn go somewhere besides the Washington Monument.
If Alan Greenspan thinks he's wrong almost 30% of the time, shouldn't he have been a bit less adamant about the accuracy of his economic theories? Back then, maybe an openly acknowledged error-rate could have saved us. Now, it is simply galling.
You could argue that The Big Short is about a lot of different things. But I read it as a story about the social, personal, and intellectual conditions that can produce dazzling rightness or staggering wrongness.