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Russell follows model of Scorsese, Burton with Lawrence as muse

Russell follows model of Scorsese, Burton with Lawrence as muse

February 13, 2014


Filed under Arts

  By Alicia Fine   Fresh from the award-winning success of “American Hustle,” director and screenwriter David O. Russell has already started work on his next project — a biopic of Joy Mangano, the creator of the Miracle Mop and an array of other handy household items. Russ...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ Scorsese focus on real-life lavishness

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ Scorsese focus on real-life lavishness

December 5, 2013


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In “The Wolf of Wall Street,” yachts, girls and Ferraris are abundant. Wall Street has always been home to excess, and director Martin Scorsese hones in on that extravagance, which looks to be the prime focus of his most recent film. If the power suit and tie and the beautifully positioned Jaguar in the opening sce...