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The Wolf Of Wall Street-Now Playing In Theaters




Martin Scorsese‘s The Wolf of Wall Street — a rollicking three-hour black comedy based on the true story of debaucherous con man Jordan Belfort –– has become one of the most controversial films in the director’s 50-year career. The filmmaker, who has nothing left to prove after directing 23 narrative features including such classics as Mean StreetsTaxi DriverRaging Bull and Goodfellas, sees Belfort as part of a long tradition of the American “confidence man” who “takes your trust, takes your confidence and betrays you.” While critics and moviegoers argue over whether Scorsese is celebrating Belfort or exposing him, the director himself says of Belfort’s crimes, “This is something that’s not going to go away if you don’t talk about it.” To read the rest of this article visit   The Hollywood Reporter

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