Tag Archives: The Wolf of Wall Street

February 09

Blue is the Warmest Color – Abdellatif Kechiche and the aching intimacy of love. (Film Review)

I wondered, after reading so many of the criticisms of Blue is the Warmest Color (note: almost all were written by straight people) if there had been any gay directors who have misrepresented straight sex through the ages in film. Gay actors and actresses have certainly played straight lovers in hetro sex scenes, sometimes well, sometimes […]

January 14

The Wolf of Wall Street – Scorsese supplies what we secretly demand. (Film Review)

A singular moment upon which The Wolf of Wall Street stands, exists when Jordon Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), sitting in a booth at a diner guru-like, before his slack-bellied, poorly educated males desperately searching for their masculinity, asks his charges to sell him the pen he holds in his hand. Brad Bodnick (Jon Bernthal), a successful […]