Sometimes it’s the little things that really make a difference when it comes to discovering a character. Speaking to Dave Karger for Fandango’s Frontrunners video series, Jonah Hill revealed the various steps he had to take in order to nail down the thick Long Island accent his character Donnie strolls around with in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.
As Hill explains, the character required him… Continue reading Watch: Jonah Hill Prank-Called Best Buy Just to Practice His 'Wolf of Wall Street' Accent
“The Wolf of Wall Street” doesn’t paint a particularly flattering picture of anyone involved in the hijinks of the Stratton Oakmont brokerage firm, financial or otherwise, but one former broker is particularly angry about his onscreen treatment.
Andrew Greene is flipping angry about his onscreen alter ego, Nicky “Rugrat” Koskoff, who is played by P.J. Byrne. “Rugrat” is a nod to… Continue reading Real-Life 'Wolf of Wall Street' Exec Files $25M Defamation Lawsuit
Ah, the masters. We love to compare filmmaking’s finest — especially when a younger auteur such as Paul Thomas Anderson enters the picture. The There Will Be Blood director has cited Martin Scorsese as an influence before, and critics have drawn comparisons between their bodies of work. The fellow filmmakers and friends united for a Wolf of Wall Street Q&A in Los Angeles, which we’ve featured… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Today: Watch Paul Thomas Anderson Interview Martin Scorsese About 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
We’ve got new details on the smackdown Kanye West laid upon a teen who allegedly taunted his baby momma Kim Kardashian with a slew of slurs, including the N-Word.
The Yeezus rapper, who’s currently under investigation for felony assault and battery in connection with the incident, found the alleged taunter sitting down in a Beverly Hills office, and allegedly struck the 18-year-old male more than 30… Continue reading Street Fighting Man: New Details In Kanye West’s Shellacking Of Alleged Teen Taunter
While attending New York University’s film school, Martin Scorsese made several short films that laid the groundwork for the themes and characters he would revisit throughout his career. The 1964 short It’s Not Just You, Murray! has all the makings of a familiar film from the celebrated director: gangsters who always knew they wanted to be something, backstabbing “pals,” montages of violence and entertaining monologues.
The movie… Continue reading This Martin Scorsese Short Film from 1964 Is Like a Prelude to 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Goodfellas'