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Who is Jordan Belfort and Why is Martin Scorsese Making a Movie About Him?

Martin Scorsese started filming The Wolf of Wall Street a few weeks ago. The film is fertile territory for Scorsese- a biopic about a criminal, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. There’s no official word yet on who will play the madonna/whore but Margot Robbie would seem to be the choice, as Belfort’s wife. Even though the film won’t be released until some time in 2013 (at the earliest), it’s never too early to start deciphering the subject matter. Who is Jordan Belfort and why is Martin Scorsese making a movie about him? Continue reading

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20th Century Historical Figures Leonardo DiCaprio Should Portray

J. Edgar, the Clint Eastwood-directed biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, found its way into my Blu-ray player the other day. The film stars everyone’s favorite Growing Pains alumnus, Leonardo DiCaprio. If you’re keeping track, DiCaprio has now portrayed J. Edgar Hoover, Howard Hughes, Frank Abagnale Jr., and even author Jim Carroll. Portraying 20th century figures in movies seems to be a niche for DiCaprio. In case DiCaprio needs any help filling roles, he should give me a call. I have some ideas for some other 20th century historical figures he should portray. Continue reading

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Great Moments in Movie History: The Departed

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