Star-filled satire Don’t Look Up skewers targets big and small

Writer/director Adam McKay, who spent most of his career making comedy for comedy’s sake, has made one of the more interesting pivots in Hollywood, turning his comedic eye on real world topics. He took on the financial system in 2015’s The Big Short and the Bush/Cheney presidency in 2018’s Vice, using satire to make larger points. At first blush, his new film, Don’t Look Up, wouldn’t seem to be in line with the previous two….