Articles Posted in the " Martin Scorsese " Category

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    Hired by Mark Hanna’s (Matthew McConauchey) Wall Street firm in 1987, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) takes his boss’ teachings — especially those concerning cocaine and casual sex — to heart only for the business to fail following Black Monday. Unemployed, Belfort takes a job in Long Island, this time dealing with penny stocks. He makes…

  • Interview! We talk to Magpie director Marc Price

    In 2009, a zombie film by the unassuming name of Colin premiered at Cannes Film Festival. Made by young filmmaker Marc Price for the bafflingly low sum of £45, Colin proved to be a surprise hit, attracting the attention of Mark Kermode, The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw and – most impressive of all – Martin Scorsese, who described the film as taking the “zombie idea to another level”. Where next, then, for the man who started so conspicuously well? Price’s answer was to tackle an emotional drama, and the result is his second feature Magpie. We met up to discuss his newest film, his biggest inspirations and what’s next.

  • Friday Drinking Game #82 – Biopics

    It’s Friday, Friday, you’ve gotta get down on Friday. You’ve also got to take part in our drinking game. The Look of Love is out today, so we could have done something porn-related to satiate you horny individuals, but we went for biopics so there. While you’re reading, and if you’re not completely caned by the end, have a think about who you’d like to play you in a biopic and let us know below. We’re opting for Pan’s People. They’d be a great BFF, don’t you think?