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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...

Leonardo DiCaprio's Response To 'Wolf' Critics

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

As the debate over whether Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" condones the excessive behavior it depicts rages onward, star and producer Leon...

Popcorn Preview: The Wolf of Wall Street

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Cast includes: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Great Gatsby), Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Margot Robbie (About Time), Matthew McCona...

The Wolf of Wall Street

Francis Levy | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

The Wolf of Wall Street is a minor work by a great filmic novelist. It's a long movie, like one of those tomes by Dickens or Balzac that had never ev...

Nixed Year's Resolutions

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy
Annabelle Gurwitch

Every year millions of Americans make resolutions. These are essentially to-do lists, most of which never stick, which is why each year I make a to-don't list. It's much easiest and more satisfying. By setting expectations low, I never let myself down, just like our government.

Here's One Reason Why You Didn't Like 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

Without us, someone like Jordan Belfort would have no power. The bankers in "The Wolf of Wall Street" talked people into handing their money over with nothing but a sales pitch. This is a film about a greedy king who built his empire on the desires and dreams of others. "Everybody needs money," Danny DeVito says in David Mamet's "Heist." "That's why they call it money." Jordan Belfort might as well have that on his business card.

Kick the Wolf Out of Wall Street

Jeremy Balkin | Posted 02.26.2014 | Impact
Jeremy Balkin

After muddling through this period, The Wolf of Wall Street serves as a reminder to the bad old days where the stereotypical "white male" in finance is solely driven by money and excess, not the best interests of the client.

Martin Scorsese Reportedly Shouted At After Academy Screening

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment

Even critics who love Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" have acknowledged that the film is an amoral romp, one that ultimately implicates th...

Working-Class Families, Please Skip The Wolf of Wall Street This Holiday Season

Ernest Owens | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Ernest Owens

It's high time we dismantle Hollywood's misguided perceptions of history and our projection of what success looks like.

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why would Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio lend their considerable talents to a project so devoid of anything resembling humanity, except in its most base and venal form? Why would anyone want to watch this movie -- and what would they come away with?

Leo Skips Lunch at The Four Seasons and Other Outrageous Acts: The Wolf of Wall Street

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Leonardo DiCaprio made a cameo at The Four Seasons on Wednesday at the luncheon celebrating his new movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. Brief public appea...

Leo Gave Barack Obama A 'Wolf Of Wall Street' DVD

Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

It's good to be the president. According to Showbiz411's Roger Friedman, Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese delivered Barack Obama a DVD copy of th...

Mike Ryan

Why is Rob Reiner Yelling So Much In 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.17.2013 | Entertainment

It's difficult to interview Rob Reiner in just 10 minutes, if only because there's just so much in his filmography: an iconic supporting role on "All ...

Not Matching up Well to the Wolf of Wall Street

Adam Resnick | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Resnick

I see few comparisons between Jordan Belfort's autobiography to my memoir, Bust. What Belfort and I do have in common is that we have a story, just like everyone else. The nature of our bad acts just gave us a platform to tell it.

The Viral Video Leo Watched For Key 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Scene

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio has frequently compared "The Wolf of Wall Street" to "a modern-day 'Caligula,'" but one of the Martin Scorsese film's highlights owe...

Movie Review: American Hustle

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At heart, American Hustle is about love among con artists - is it ever real? Or is it always a con? And how can you tell the difference?

Martin Scorsese Speaks Frankly to Film Students in Marrakech: "Always Protect That Spark"

Karin Badt | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Scorsese shared his feelings about the constraints and difficulties of the industry, and his own shifting relationship to filmmaking. He also shared that behind the making of some of his films lay a spiritual quest.

The Winners of the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The closing awards ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival this evening was unusually emotional for me -- for after a week of running in...

Mexican Director Amat Escalante Speaks About Being on Martin Scorsese's Jury in Marrakech

Karin Badt | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

"I came because of Martin Scorsese," Mexican director Amat Escalante said, explaining his reason for accepting a position as member of the jury at the...

'I QUIT'

Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street" is poised to be one of December's biggest films, both in praise and length. Scorsese's adaptation of Jorda...

Martin Scorsese Presides Over the Jury at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Marrakech International Film Festival opened this weekend with a ceremony introducing the star-studded jury, including French actress Marion Cotil...

Stars at the Marrakech International Film Festival: from Juliette Binoche and Charlotte Rampling to Nicolas Winding Refn and Abbas Kiarostami

Karin Badt | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It's exciting to walk through the old center of Marrakech and see a Western movie high on a screen in the plaza, with a minaret glowing in the backgro...

SHARON STONE HONORED BY THE MARRAKECH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Karin Badt | Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

A sign of an exceptional actress: as she walked up the Red Carpet to the opening ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival, Sharon Stone,...

'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Was Almost NC-17

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.29.2013 | Entertainment

It's not the most crucial part of the story, but noteworthy nonetheless: Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street" is now apparently 179 minutes lon...