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Margot Robbie Makes Wolves Howl as Hollywood's New 'It Girl' (photos!) 2

Margot Robbie Makes Wolves Howl as Hollywood’s New ‘It Girl’ (photos!)

Margo Robbie scored a breakout role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in “Wolf of Wall Street,” and she cemented her spot as Hollywood’s latest ‘It Girl’ in her role opposite Will Smith in the con movie “Focus.” The Australian actress is featured in the new UK edition of Harper’s Bazaar, which describes her as a “perfect a specimen of young womanhood.” In a photo spread, she exudes charm, sexuality and a wholesome freshness that seems to be endemic in women from Down Under. ...
Martin Scorsese to Executive Produce 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead Film  4

Martin Scorsese to Executive Produce 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead Film

Martin Scorsese is on board along as executive producer and noted filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev will direct a landmark, career-spanning documentary on the Grateful Dead, one of the most iconic bands of the counterculture 1960s. Longtime Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux will serve as the film’s music supervisor, which should make it one of the definitive examinations of the band in its long history. “Millions of stories have been told about the Grateful Dead over the years. With our 50th Anniversary coming up, we thought it might just be time to tell one ourselves,” surviving band members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, said in a joint statement....
Goodfellas Mobster Frank Sivero Puts Hit on Simpsons For Likeness Heist 6

Goodfellas Mobster Frank Sivero Puts Hit on Simpsons For Likeness Heist

Frank Sivero, the actor who played an iconic mobster in the Martin Scorsese classic “Goodfellas” is suing Fox television show The Simpson, alleging that his likeness has been used for more than a decade without a penny coming his way. Now, he’s put a hit on the show that’s bigger than the infamous “Lufthansa heist” that was focus of the gangster movie. Sivero, now 62, is seeking more $100 million in damages. That works out to $6,25 million per episode, ...
Wolf of Wall Street Misses Mark as Study in Social Pathology 8

Wolf of Wall Street Misses Mark as Study in Social Pathology

Leonardo DiCaprio’s character Jordan Belfort is an unsavory sociopath with an insatiable taste for excess, but in terms of Wall Street greed he was a bit player who capitalized on a scheme that’s as old as Wall Street itself–the pump and dump. He flourished because he was able to capitalize on the hysteria of the 1990s tech stock boom, which ultimately turned out to be nothing more than a financial bubble....
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Margot Robbie a Blonde Bombshell at Wolf of Wall Street Premiere

Margot Robbie, who plays the sexy Naomi Lapaglia in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” was a blonde bombshell on the red carpet last night (Dec. 17) at the movie premiere in New York City. The 23-year-old up-and-coming actress appeared with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves, Scorsese and other cast members at the Ziegfeld Theatre....
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Henry Hill, Mobster of 'Goodfellas' Fame, Dies Peacefully at 69

Henry Hill, the infamous New York mobster whose life became the basis for Martin Scorsese's gangster movie "Goodfellas," has died at 69 but not in jail, or by a mob hit as he long feared. The notorious mobster passed away in a Los Angeles hospital from an undisclosed illness. “"He had been sick for a long time ... his heart gave out," his girlfriend told gossip site TMZ....
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