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Box Office: ‘Uncut Gems’ Joins List of Top-Grossing Movies With the Most F-Bombs

Josh and Benny Safdie’s Uncut Gems is shining bright at the U.S. box office for more reasons than one.In less than two weeks in release, the indie crime-thriller has joined the list of the top-grossing movies with the most F-bombs, a rarefied group that also includes Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, the 2013 […]

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Will ‘The Irishman’ Netflix Debut Ding Thanksgiving Box Office?

In late 2013, Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street debuted to $34.2 million at the U.S. box office over the five-day Christmas Day holiday on its way to grossing $392 million globally and landing numerous top Oscar nominations.Six years later, Scorsese’s The Irishman is bypassing a traditional theatrical release and instead will debut on […]

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‘The Irishman’ Lenser on How the Mind of the Killer Influenced the Cinematography

Rodrigo Prieto, who first visited Poland’s Camerimage fest in 2000 to take the top prize for “Amores perros” and later filmed “Brokeback Mountain” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” says his cinematography in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” presented challenges that pushed him into new territory.The crime thriller, adapted from Charles Brandt’s book “I Heard You […]

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Tom Holland Celebrates ‘Spider-Man’ McU Return With Epic ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Speech

Tom Holland is reacting to the news that his Spider-Man character will return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe by letting Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” do all the talking. The 23-year-old actor uploaded a famous scene from Scorsese’s 2013 black comedy in which Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort addresses his employees and passionately screams […]

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Jennifer Lopez eyes possible directorial debut on Stx’s ‘The Godmother’

Company places faith in frequent collaborator after difficult run.Jennifer Lopez is understood to be eyeing a possible directorial debut on STXfilms’ The Godmother, about Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco.Lopez will star in the project – her third collaboration with Stx after Second Act and the upcoming Tiff selection Hustlers – based on a screenplay by […]

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Riza Aziz Arrested in Malaysia For Money Laundering

Riza Aziz, a producer on Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has been arrested in Malaysia on charges of money-laundering. (Via the New York Times.) Aziz faces charges related to the raiding of a massive investment fund set up by his step father, the former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak.Riza is co-founder, with Joey […]

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‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: Scorsese and DiCaprio’s Movie Goes to Paramount

For most of the 2010s, Paramount has been in the Martin Scorsese business. The studio distributed Scorsese’s films Shutter Island, Hugo, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Silence before balking at the price tag of The Irishman (Netflix scooped that one up and will release it later this year). But Paramount wants to finish out […]

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Armie Hammer on the Art of Snorting (Fake) Cocaine on Camera

Armie Hammer learned a very specific skill while filming “Sorry to Bother You.”He plays a corrupt CEO in Boots Riley’s absurdist dark comedy, a role that required him to snort a long line of cocaine. Of course, the on-screen substance wasn’t real, but a little movie-making magic meant he didn’t actually have to inhale the […]

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