The Wolf of Wall Street

ATW April 16, 2014

T.D. Jakes on Bringing God to Hollywood and Brushing Off Criticism From Cynics [THR]

Stephen Colbert’s Best Religion Clips Promise More To Come From ‘America’s Most Famous Catholic’ [Huffington Post]

22 Deep Life Lessons From Everyone’s Favorite Teen Dramas Of The ’00s [BuzzFeed]

Memo to Women Screenwriters: Man Up! [Indiewire]

‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister on ‘Frustrating’ Technology and What Chris Nolan Taught Him [The Wrap]

Coming to Terms With Humanity’s Inevitable Union With Machines [Mashable]

What Is a ‘Christian Movie’ Anyway? [Huffington Post]

16 of the Best Films Playing at This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival [Vulture]

Here’s What ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ Teaches Us About Corporate Storytelling [Forbes]

Mythic mirror

The Oscars as mythic mirror

Each January, I can’t wait to read the list of Academy Award nominees. The annual ritual offers a way to review a pantheon of cultural imagery from the past year: a complex mirroring process. “Who are we? What do we […]

Oscar olympics

Oscar Olympics 2014 (Men’s Gold Medal Final)

Come watch thespians in their natural (and sometimes Botoxed) state on their ultimate quest for Oscar gold – Lifting our spirits with each muscle flex as they compete for recognition, a possible HBO deal — and even more glory than a Wheaties box — a […]

ATW December 28, 2013

Jonah Hill on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Prosthetic Penises, and Finance Douchebags [The Daily Beast]

Critic’s Picks: 10 Movies That Deserved More Attention In 2013 [Indiewire]

Six Life Lessons from Leo Tolstoy [Daily Good]

Watch Three Films by the Immensely Prolific & Widely-Admired “B-Movie” Filmmaker, Roger Corman [Open Culture]

The 15 Best TV Title Sequences Of 2013 [BuzzFeed]

‘What’s The Deal?’: Jeff Sneider’s Top 10 Movies of 2013 (Video) [The Wrap]

9 Movies with Awesome Soundtracks You Can’t Stop Listening to … [all women stalk]

13 Best Jennifer Lawrence Moments of 2013 [Hello Giggles]

Seitz’s Top Comedy Episodes of 2013 [Vulture]

ATW September 4, 2013

• Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese Explore the Funny Side of Financial Depravity in The Wolf of Wall Street [Vulture]

• Interviews: Kevin Shields [Pitchfork]

• 25 Celebrities When They Were Young [So Bad So Good]

• Legally Speaking: It Depends – What is Copyright, Anyway? [Script]

• 10 Books Every Child Should Read [beliefnet]

• 5 Reasons to Watch ‘Hipsterhood’ [Hello Giggles]

• Dispatch From The Quest: Sandy Leviton [The Black List]

• 9 of The Sweetest TV And Movie Proposals … [all women stalk]