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Washing Filthy Lucre with “The Wolf of Wall Street ” (Film Review)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) is one of the most energetic movies I’ve seen in years…and it’s about people who work in office buildings. Of course, that’s where the characters make their money, but the real story is about how they choose to spend it. The memoir of stock broker Jordan Belfort provides the […]

Promotional poster for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Cold Hearts in D.C., “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014) Movie Review

Let’s be honest, sequels always make me very skeptical. I saw “Captain America: The First Avenger” in a theater in 2011 and don’t remember much about it. That usually does not bode well for a follow-up. When I heard about “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, I mostly assumed it was a formulaic and predictable rehash […]