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[Comic Book Review] “The Names” # 2 Is Infectious As Hell

‘The Names,’ billed as “The Wolf of Wall Street meets Kill Bill,” is a radical thriller that’s both ruthlessly impassioned and viciously ruckus. It’s also cliffhanger city. The last page doesn’t come close to alleviating the built-up tension from 22-pages of sizzling mystery and bloody action…it only intensifies it. The juxtaposition of the widowed Katya […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Exits Talks to Play Steve Jobs

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Back in April, it was announced that director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and star Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street) were boarding Sony's hotly-anticipated biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, but The Hollywood Reporter says the Titanic star has now left the project.

Rolling Jubilee: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Yves here. As much as we we've been vocal supporters of many of the initiatives of the Occupy Wall Street movement, such as the excellent work of Occupy the SEC, the impressive relief efforts of Occupy Sandy, the success of local Occupy...Show More Summary

Matthew McConaughey Makes The Texas Football Team Do The 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Humming Routine After Motivational Speech

Matthew McConaughey, a diehard Texas Longhorns football fan, visited practice this week and gave the team a motivational speech, Deadspin points out. He talked about the value of practice. "I've found that when I've done my best work as an actor it was only after I pushed myself to be better than I ever thought I could be. Show More Summary

Watch Matthew McConaughey lead Texas football team in 'Wolf of Wall Street' chant

"A lot of y'all I don't know yet," said the Hollywood superstar to a bunch of college football players. Burnt Orange Nation previously reported that Texas alum and Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey visited the Longhorns football team and led them in his Wolf of Wall Street chant. Show More Summary

Matthew McConaughey -- PUMPS UP TEXAS FOOTBALL TEAM ... 'Wolf of Wallstreet' Chest Thump

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Matthew McConaughey crashed the University of Texas football practice this week -- and tried to pump the guys up with the CHEST THUMP from "Wolf Of Wall Street."Head Coach Charlie Strong invited Matt to practice -- since he's one of the Longhorns…

Watch Matthew McConaughey's Rousing Pep Talk to the Texas Longhorns Football Team

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Plus, he explains the origins of the 'Wolf of Wall Street' chest-thumping hymn.

Newswire: Leonardo DiCaprio to produce movie with actual wolf in it this time

Last year, Leonardo DiCaprio starred in The Wolf Of Wall Street, a film that disappointed all with its glaring lack of wolves. But according to The Hollywood Reporter, DiCaprio will soon make amends by producing American Wolf, a drama that actually delivers on the wolf promised in its title. Show More Summary

Leonardo DiCaprio Looks Very Different In His First Instagram

If you thought Leonardo DiCaprio’s first Instagram post would be a “Titanic” throwback, you (unfortunately) thought wrong. We barely recognize DiCaprio in his debut Instagram photo, posted on Tuesday. The "Wolf of Wall Street" actorShow More Summary

No Accountability

Our poor Galtian heroes manage to keep getting away with murder: On a plane earlier this week, I watched The Wolf of Wall Street. The film’s outsized antics—public masturbation, the tossing of little people, lots and lots of Quaaludes—seemed too big for a seatback screen, or, for that matter, reality. As despicable as some of [Read more...]

Open thread for night owls: Big fines, little enforcement for financial crooks

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Joe Pinsker at The Atlantic writes Financial Criminals Have Been Fined Billions, but They Rarely Pay: On a plane earlier this week, I watched The Wolf of Wall Street. The film’s outsized antics—public masturbation, the tossing of little people, lots and lots of Quaaludes—seemed too big for a seatback screen, or, for that matter, reality. Show More Summary

This Is Why You Should Never Take Moral Lessons From Films You Stopped Watching Halfway Through

Jordan Belfort (aka the Wolf of Wall Street) went to the 92nd St. Y to talk about how great and innocent and redeemed he is. The whole night was a predictable shit show with casual sexism and the like, but this bit struck me as particularly...Show More Summary

Paul Greengrass Eying 1996 Olympics Bombing Movie and a Deadly Serious Jonah Hill

We’ve known since February that the fabled Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill bromance first seen in The Wolf of Wall Street would continue into a second film. We’ve also known who that film would be about: Richard Jewell, the security guard who saved the ’96 Olympics from a bomb threat and was wrongfully crucified for it. Show More Summary

A ‘Cringeworthy’ Evening With The Real ‘Wolf Of Wall Street

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

And it turned out to be, in the words of one observer, a "cringeworthy" event....

Paul Greengrass May Direct Hill & DiCaprio's Olympic Bombing Drama

Back towards the beginning of the year, we learned that The Wolf of Wall Street stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill would team up again for The Ballad of Richard Jewell, a story based on a Vanity Fair article about the security guard...Show More Summary

The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Was At The 92nd Street Y Last Night, And It Was Cringeworthy

Hundreds of people (mostly men) packed the house at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan's Upper East Side to see the real-life "Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort. Belfort is the author of a bestselling, tell-all memoir that chronicled his boozy, drug-fueled high-flying Wall Street lifestyle running 90s-era boiler room Stratton Oakmont. Show More Summary

Paul Greengrass Eyes American Nightmare with Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

3 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Following their critically-acclaimed performances opposite one another in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have been planning a new feature film based on the life of security guard Richard Jewell who, in 1996, became both a national hero and, immediately thereafter, a suspect in the Olympic Park bombing. Show More Summary

Al Pacino Confirms Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Still in the Works

It's been nearly four years since we've heard anything about Martin Scorsese's mobster drama The Irishman. In that time, the director has delivered Hugo, The Wolf of Wall Street and a forthcoming HBO documentary called The 50-Year Argument. Show More Summary

Monday Afternoon Diversion: The Wolf Of Wall Street Goes Metal

Have you ever wondered how awesome it would be if Leonardo DiCaprio fronted Meshuggah, on Wall Street? Wonder no more. [ more › ]

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