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American Hustle: Scorsese DNA, “classy” sex, and “responsible” storytelling

American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street are the No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood of 2013. Where Country and Blood both pushed the boundaries of employing a cinematic Western backdrop to tell tales of American existential decay and moral strain under the influence of oil and money fueled greed […]

Search terms by which people found my blog: Wolf of Wall Street Sex Scenes Edition

Warning: Coarse language, particularly the sort of language people use when they believe that no one is checking in on the kinds of things they are searching for online. Search engine terms by which people found my blog over the past two days, as categorized by which excesses portrayed in The Wolf of Wall Street […]

The Wolf of Wall Street, tons of sex, and unbridled greed as domestic terrorism

WARNING: Coarse language about cocaine, hookers, sex, and the financial sector. I saw Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street this weekend, and I enjoyed almost everything about the movie. Immediately before it started, my wife looked around the theater and told me that she was surprised to see so many lone, middle-aged men in […]