Jonah Hill

Review: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Superficial readings of Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” characterize the movie as a microcosmic look at the gluttony and corruption of America’s so-called “One Percent,” but it’s actually a broader comment on our society’s confused moral compass. There’s a reason Scorsese and screenwriter Terence Winter chose to tell this particular story of financial …

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Review: “This is the End”

I’m in a tight spot. I didn’t find “This is the End,” the new comedy made by Team Apatow without Judd Apatow’s involvement (Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg directed and produced), to be particularly funny. But most people I know and respect—and the general public, if the “B+” CinemaScore is any indication—think that the movie …

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Redband Trailer – The Watch

There is a potentially huge movie called The Watch releasing this summer that has been floating under the radar. Why? Because the studio, 20th Century Fox, was reticent to promote it under its previous title, Neighborhood Watch, with the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case still making headlines. Well, now the movie has its new title and a redband trailer, …

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