|Directed by:||Martin Scorsese|
|Written by:||Terence Winter|
|Cast:||Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Kyle Chandler, Jean Dujardin, Jon Favreau, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie|
|Genre:||Biography, Crime, Drama|
Sex, drugs, and greed permeate every corner of the screen for the full three hours on this fifth collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, and my personal favorite. "Wolf of Wall Street" feels cut from the same cloth as Scorsese's best collaborations with Robert De Niro. Like "Taxi Driver," "Raging Bull" and "King of Comedy" it deals mainly with the psychology of one man, but like "Goodfellas" and "Casino" it also tackles the epic story of a criminal enterprise. "Goodfellas" in particular shares DNA with this tale, as both Henry Hill and Jordan Belfort started out at the bottom and worked their way up. But while cocaine was the downfall of Henry Hill, for Belfort, it is only the beginning...[more]...