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The Movie Weekend That Was

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This month is loaded with intriguing films making their debut. There are at least eight films coming out this month that I want to see. Naturally, it’s pulled me out of my movie shell a little, including three trips to the theater in four days with even more to come over the holiday break. Throw in a few holiday films, a recent indie success, and a 90s Oscar nominee and you’ve got the movie weekend that was. Continue reading

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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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