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'Great Gatsby' Wins Big at Australian Oscars

"The Great Gatsby" was the life of the party at the Australian Academy Awards, winning in six of its seven nominated categories, including Best Film, Director and Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio). Plus, the show featured a razzle-dazzle closing number that paid tribute to director Baz Luhrmann's "Strictly Ballroom," "Moulin Rouge," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Gatsby."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 31, 2014 11:28 AM
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WATCH: Jonah Hill Hosts A Fantastic SNL with Surprise from Leonardo DiCaprio

Jonah Hill hosted Saturday Night Live this week and stands as one of the best hosts of the season so far--though the best moment of the evening was a surprise visit from Leonardo DiCaprio during Hill's monologue.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • January 26, 2014 12:46 PM
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Golden Globes Offer the Expected and Unexpected: Who Gets a Boost Heading for Oscars?

The Golden Globes -- voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association -- do not reflect the direction of the Oscar race. But they can give valuable momentum for the winners who get nominated this Thursday. The full list of winners, and analysis, is here.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 12, 2014 11:23 PM
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How Martin Scorsese Pushed 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Into Mattering: "I had to find a more furious energy"

Martin Scorsese talks about "The Wolf of Wall Street," a peculiarly polarizing film that has ignited passionate debate. The question is why. Something about the movie rubs some people the wrong way, makes them uncomfortable. As far as Scorsese is concerned, it's obvious what he was trying to accomplish.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 6, 2014 6:27 AM
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Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio to Receive Santa Barbara Film Fest's Cinema Vanguard Award

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is set to honor Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio with its Cinema Vanguard Award for the fest's 29th edition, running January 30 through February 9, 2014. The award presentation and evening tribute will take place on February 6 at the Arlington Theatre.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 2, 2014 11:39 AM
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Why Everyone is Piling on Marty's 'Wolf of Wall Street'

Why is everyone piling on Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street"? The answer: traffic. Many of the headlines and reviews for the late-breaking contender are focusing on its glorification of its real-life anti-hero Jordan Belfort, played with memorable brio by Leonardo DiCaprio, who has been forced to go on the defensive.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 31, 2013 2:36 PM
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TOH! Ranks Martin Scorsese's Best Dozen Films

To coincide with the upcoming release of "The Wolf of Wall Street," TOH! contributors rank the top dozen films by Martin Scorsese.
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  • December 30, 2013 4:26 PM
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Scorsese's 'The Wolf of Wall Street' a Wild Drug-Addled Tragicomedy with DiCaprio Going for Broke (REVIEW AND ROUNDUP)

A review and roundup of "The Wolf of Wall Street."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 17, 2013 1:48 PM
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Jennifer Lawrence, Chloe Grace Moretz and Leonardo DiCaprio Scored Most IMDb Page Views in 2013 -- Who Else Made Top Ten?

IMDb has released its Top Ten Stars of 2013 list, based on total page views. Unsurprisingly, Jennifer Lawrence (currently headlining box office juggernaut "Catching Fire," an Oscar winner from earlier this year for "Silver Linings Playbook," and an upcoming Oscar frontrunner for "American Hustle") is sitting pretty at the top of the list. Check out all the names, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 10, 2013 1:25 PM
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'The Great Gatsby' Scores in Oz with 14 Australian Oscar Nominations

While Aussie Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" is unlikely to nab any above-the-line Oscar nominations in the upcoming awards season, it's scoring across the board at the Australian Oscars, with nominations announced today. "Gatsby" landed 14 nods, leading the pack with a Best Picture nod, and Acting nods for stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki and Isla Fisher.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 3, 2013 11:44 AM
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