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Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Leo DiCaprio stars as the ‘Wolf’ at the head of the pack

 Oliver Stone was probably surprised when some fans of Wall Street embraced
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013
 47 Ronin retells a legend based on real events from early-18th-century Japan; after a benevolent lord is killed by an evil lord who uses witchcraft, 47 of the former’s samurai guards vow to avenge his death. The lord’s beautiful daughter Mika (Kô Shibasaki) is one of the prizes sought by the
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Baz Luhrmann’s lush retelling of Fitzgerald’s classic

 The Great Gatsby is among the greatest
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

DiCaprio's Astonishing Performance as the FBI Chief

My first memory of J. Edgar Hoover comes from early childhood in the 1960s...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Leonardo DiCaprio can’t elevate Christopher Nolan’s latest film

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) awakens on a sea-soaked beach with a Japanese security officer poking him with a rifle. And then he’s a prisoner inside the lavishly Oriental fantasy chambers of a wizened plutocrat. And then he’s dressed to the nines and cutting deals with a younger tycoon, a Mr. Saito (Ken Watanabe). And then there’s a mob hurling Molotov cocktails outside a hotel...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2010

Martin Scorsese’s Chilling Thriller

The island rises like a prehistoric behemoth from the fog of Boston harbor, a rocky Alcatraz set in cold, swirling tides and accessible only by a choppy ferry ride. Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island is confined to that rock, a steeply pitched, wooded wilderness occupied by a fortress-like federal asylum for the criminally insane and the mysterious lighthouse...