'Wolf of Wall Street': Fun, depressingly familiar
Posted on Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013
Been there, done that. As thrilling a filmmaker as Martin Scorsese continues to be, and as wild a performance as Leonardo DiCaprio dishes up as its morally bankrupt master of the universe, The Wolf of Wall Street seems almost entirely unnecessary. A story of stockbroker rapacity in the anything-goes '90s? Cocaine and hookers? Fast cars and fancy yachts? Trophy wives and pesky feds?