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Jordan Belfort Says He Won't Make Money From 'Wolf Of Wall Street'; Film Breaks Record For F-Bombs, New Photos

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 2, 2014 9:41 AM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
As the debate rages about whether or not "The Wolf Of Wall Street" glorifies the misdeeds of sleazy Wall Street scumbags without offering consideration for the victims in their path, folks can perhaps rest assured that the real life Jordan Belfort won't make a dime off the movie or the book he wrote that it's based on (though he's already walked away with Leonardo DiCaprio filming a weird endorsement for the man himself).

Leonardo DiCaprio Says 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Is "Not Condoning This Behavior...We’re Indicting It"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 31, 2013 9:50 AM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
As Movies.com notes, "The Counselor," "The Family," "The Last Exorcism Part II," "Movie 43," "The Purge," "Runner Runner" and "Scary Movie 5" are the only movies this year that managed a lower grade than the C+ CinemaScore recently earned by "The Wolf Of Wall Street." It's hardly the kind of company you'd expect to find the latest film from Martin Scorsese included with, but then again, nothing about 'Wolf' meets ordinary expectations.

Watch: 3 Clips, Featurettes & 30-Minute Talk With Cast, Producers & More From 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 30, 2013 12:25 PM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
Ferociously vulgar, outrageously funny, a film about excess that nearly ran four hours long that still features over 50 songs in the movie, there is nothing nuanced or subtle about Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street." It's a go-for-broke, NC-17 skirting tale of debauchery that has left few feeling ambivalent about the picture. But if you've yet to sneak out of the family obligations and make it to the cinema to see this one for yourself, here are a few teases to get you moving. And if you have seen the flick, here's even more to dive into.

Thelma Schoonmaker Says 2-Part, 4-Hour 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Was Considered Plus Watch 1-Hour 'Charlie Rose' Talk

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 23, 2013 12:05 PM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
Martin Scorsese has pretty much done it all in his career—tackling a wide variety of genres, delving into no small range of subject matter for documentaries and lending his name as a producer to projects for film and television. But did we nearly get his own "Kill Bill"? In the run-up to this week's release of "The Wolf Of Wall Street" (read our review), there was much talk about the editing process, the race to meet the deadline and the initial 4-hour cut of the movie. While Scorsese eventually got the movie down to a minute under three hours, it seems there was some thought about dropping that longer cut.

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Out Of Control: New Pics & Clips From 'The Wolf Of Wall Steet'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 20, 2013 11:27 AM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
A three hour ode to excess, indulgence and the perversion of the American Dream, Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street" is probably the most outrageous, boundary pushing studio movie you will see in 2013 (just read our review for a taste of the debauchery). Indeed, it will leave a stamp on your brain no matter what you think of the movie (no shocker it made our Most Memorable Movie Moments Of 2013 list) and you will see cocaine used in more ways than you ever thought imaginable (along with crack, quaaludes, booze and all manner of other drugs). And while we're a bit surprised Paramount didn't bother cutting a red band trailer for 'Wolf' (though we'd understand if they feared turning off audiences expecting "Wall Street 3: Gangs Of Inception") some new promo material gives a taste of the naughty stuff.

Review: Martin Scorsese’s Outrageous 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Pushes The Boundaries Of R-Rated Depravity

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • December 17, 2013 11:00 AM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
In the immortal words of Rick James, “Cocaine is a helluva drug.” And in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street,” an outrageous, nearly three-hour-long hedonistic opus and cynical paean to American privilege, greed and debauchery, the characters hoover up mountains and mountains of cocaine. Based on Jordan Belfort’s memoirs about his time running a boiler room on Wall Street, his rise to extreme wealth, his wicked acts of decadence, and his inevitable downfall, “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is orgiastic and shocking; a gluttonous smorgasbord of sex, drugs, strippers, depravity and worse. Intensely perverse on many levels, it’s also one of the most darkly hilarious movies of the year.

Cocaine, Sex & 10 Things Learned About The Making Of 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

  • By Alex Suskind
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  • December 16, 2013 1:11 PM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
When you make a film about the debaucherous activities of Wall Street traders, you’re guaranteed to have some entertaining stories on how it got made––which is exactly what we heard this past weekend when the cast and crew of "The Wolf of Wall Street" spoke about the movie at a press conference in New York City.

Watch: Jonah Hill Quits His Job In New Clip From 'The Wolf Of Wall Street,' Martin Scorsese Says Initial Cut Ran 4 Hours

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 5, 2013 9:34 AM
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A "Goodfellas"-esque epic of wealth, debauchery and ambition, "The Wolf Of Wall Street," is headed to theaters in just a few short weeks. And in the lead up to the movie, much has been made about Martin Scorsese's struggle to get the movie finished in time, editing the picture to avoid an NC-17 rating and simply taking the breadth of footage that was assembled and shaping it into a finished product that could be released in theaters. The final result is a movie that runs two hours and fifty nine minutes, making "The Wolf Of Wall Street" Scorsese's longest movie to date. And unsurprisingly, his first cut was much, much longer.

Watch: 30 Minute Talk With Martin Scorsese, Leonardo Dicaprio & Jonah Hill; Plus New ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Poster & TV Spot

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 4, 2013 2:35 PM
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The Wolf Of Wall Street
The wolf is almost upon us. Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street,” that is, the director's “Goodfellas”-esque look at the gangster-like cheats and liars in the New York stockbroker world in the mid 90s. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, Jean Dujardin, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler and many more (including directors Rob Reiner and Spike Jonze) as a tease, a new poster and TV spot have been unveiled along with a almost 30 minute THR roundtable interview with Scorsese, DiCaprio, Hill and screenwriter Terence Winter (the creator and head writer of Scorsese’s “Boardwalk Empire”).

Spike Jonze's 'Her' Wins Best Film & Best Director From National Board Of Review

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 4, 2013 1:42 PM
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Her, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams
So how influential are the National Board Of Review winners? Well, last year "Zero Dark Thirty" won Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress and went on to be shut out in all three categories when the Oscars rolled out. Basically, just remember that there is a gulf between critics and Academy voters (remember the year when "The Social Network" cleaned up in the all early awards?) so just take a breath. That said, it's nice to see the love.

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