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Taming the Wolves of Wall Street

John D. Rogers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
John D. Rogers

It's no wonder that our propensity to cut corners is heavily influenced by our environment and peers.

Matthew Jacobs

'Wolf' Writer Dings F-Word Counters: 'Grow Up Already'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment

Now that we know exactly how many times the word "f--k" was used in "The Wolf of Wall Street," the movie's controversy seems to have slackened. Martin...

The Wolf of Wall Street: More is Never Enough.

Katherine Brodsky | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Katherine Brodsky

More money. More drugs. More sex. More power. More everything.

Punk Rock?! Hardly: Erroneous Attributions and Cultural Hubris Behind 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Pye Ian | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Pye Ian

If WOWS qualifies as a "punk rock film," then we have reached a cultural moment at which punk is devoid of meaning, reduced to crass commercial form in which the very possibility of rebellion signifies absolutely nothing.

Comparing Philomena, Wolf of Wall Street, and Nebraska... and the Winner, Hands Down, is Philomena

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Bad title. Instead, Philomena , played by Dame Judi Dench, should have been titled something like, "They're Taking Anthony". This movie is: a mystery ...

Tonight We'll Know Who Will Probably Win Best Director

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards could give "Gravity," ''Americ...

How Martin Scorsese Ended 21 Of His Movies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" is filled with some memorable images, but perhaps none more so than the film's final shot, which serves to...

Leonardo DiCaprio Just Received Another Oscar Nomination

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscars hate Leonardo DiCaprio so much that he just received another 2014 Academy Award nomination. DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese were awar...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.

Mike Ryan

Oscar Nominated 'Wolf' Screenwriter Defends Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Controversy be damned because, regardless of all the debate, it was a big morning for "The Wolf of Wall Street." Martin Scorsese's film grabbed five O...

Christopher Rosen

Why 'Goodfellas' Is A Curse For Martin Scorsese

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"The Wolf of Wall Street" is the fifth film Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have made together. Scorsese and Robert De Niro collaborated eight t...

The Visual Effects In 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Will Surprise You

Posted 01.13.2014 | Entertainment

"The Wolf of Wall Street" didn't have as many visual effects as "Gravity," but without the power of computer technology many of the Martin Scorsese fi...

What Is So Great About Martin Scorsese?

Quora | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Martin Scorsese is an American icon. If there ever were a quintessential American director that captured Americana so well throughout his whole career, it would be Martin Scorsese.

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

All The F-Words In 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" features a lot of swear words. According to Vulture, there are 569 variations on the f-word alone, includi...

Meryl Streep's Ode to Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What can't Meryl Streep do? Presenting a Best Actress award to her friend Emma Thompson, she offered the 700 gala guests of the National Board of Revi...

'Wolf Of Wall Street' Debate Rages On

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — In "The Wolf of Wall Street," out-of-control stock broker Jordan Belfort is initially furious when a Forbes magazine profile turns o...

Martin Scorsese Gets Huge Boost From Directors Guild Awards

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Directors Guild of America announced the five finalists for its top film award of the year on Tuesday afternoon. The DGA's nominations are often a...

Date Night: The Wolf of Wall Street

Tracy Strauss | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Tracy Strauss

The Wolf of Wall Street was good for one thing: providing a window through which I gained insight into a potential boyfriend's personal values, interests and sense of humor.

What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.

The Wolf of Wall Street -- Saint or Sinner?

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

What's missing is the moral compass of the film. What exactly does Mr. Scorsese intend?

ReThink Review: The Wolf of Wall Street -- Why Depiction Isn't Endorsement

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Wolf of Wall Street did not create or endorse the corrupt culture and lifestyle it depicts, but simply pulls if from the shadows and puts it on display. If this inspires people to follow Belfort's example, the issue isn't the film.

Mike Ryan

Why The Debate Over 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Might Feel Familiar

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The reaction to “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been fascinating. The primary point of contention seems to be that some people view the debauchery i...

The Scorsese Principle of Deliberative Democracy

Zach Hindin | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Zach Hindin

The trouble is that last week, my own calculus of rational self-interest took me out to the movies, not to Zuccotti Park. I was aroused, but for all the wrong reasons.

If George Bailey Was The 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.31.2013 | Comedy

Everyone thinks of "It's a Wonderful Life" as a Christmas movie, but it's easy to forget that only the last half hour or so of the movie takes place a...