Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese’s most iconic protagonists, from gangsters to psychopaths

<i>Top image: Taxi Driver (1976) dir. Martin Scorsese</i><p>Throughout Martin Scorsese’s iconic oeuvre, one thing remains a constant: memorable protagonists. …

Robert DeNiro

The film props firm targeting the YouTube generation

<b>The hero jumps through a glass window and escapes unscathed. A man smashes a beer bottle over the head of his nemesis. A woman hurls a glass vase at her paramour.</b><p>From The Wizard of Oz to the Wolf of Wall Street, smashing glass is a fixture of most Hollywood movies and TV shows.<p>And it's …

Penny Stocks: Why You Should Always Stay Away

With the exception of some large foreign firms, investors should generally avoid stocks that trade over-the-counter.<p>Penny stocks – those stocks that …

Trading

‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Prosecutor Finds A Home In Biglaw

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Perkins Coie

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Now Costs $125 Million, Netflix Won’t Confirm Theatrical Release

Producer Gaston Pavlovich says the budget could even get higher because of the demanding VFX work required to make Robert De Niro appear 30 years …

Entertainment

What you need to know on Wall Street today

<i>Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox.</i><p>Cryptocurrency exchanges are rife with "pump and dump" scams that would be illegal in most markets and leave unsuspecting …

Business

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Just popping down to the shops for milk, swan, Car of the Year. Picture: Getty Images<p>Hello, world.<p>1. <b>It’s time</b> for your biannual chartly reminder that …

Peter Diamandis

An Israeli gangster takes New York

Mikki Levy was just let out of Kishon Prison after 18 years behind bars. Where does he go? Brooklyn of course.<p>Mikki Levy was just let out of Kishon …

Israel

How to Become the Next Margot Robbie

Agents reveal the new path to the A-list. One tip? Diversify your résumé with both a tentpole and a wacky indie.<p>After splashy roles in <i>Atlanta</i> and the …

Zazie Beetz

Ignore the risks of initial coin offerings at your peril, Europe regulator warns

The EU markets watchdog has warned investors rushing to join so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs) that they are at a "high risk" of losing all of their money.<p>Sounding an alert after four days of violent swings in the value of digital currency Bitcoin, the European Securities and Markets …

Bitcoin

Margot Robbie Is Chasing the Parts She's Not Expected to Play

It all started with a stiletto. Specifically, a red pump, digging into Leonardo DiCaprio’s face in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 Oscar-nominated opus, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>. In the pivotal scene, DiCaprio’s notorious New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, crawls across the carpet toward his wife, Naomi, …

Margot Robbie

This week at gapingvoid.

According to Hollywood, the way get ahead in business is to be very ruthless and heartless. Citizen Kane, There Will Be Blood, or The Wolf Of Wall …

Leadership

Bitcoins – passing fad or new era of investment?

Within the past 12 months alone, bitcoin has gone up in value by a staggering 942% against the dollar, trading at around $695 last November to its …

Bitcoin

Broadway critics partly sold on La Jolla Playhouse-bred 'Junk'

A little over a year after it premiered at La Jolla Playhouse, “Junk” has officially opened on Broadway — and the critics, while they like some of …

Bowe Bergdahl

These 13 Strange International “Crimes” Will Land You in Hot Water

Lock ’em up and throw away the key.<p>Law and order must be maintained by punishing criminal acts, teaching lawbreakers (and the public as a whole) that …

George Orwell

These Wolves of Wall Street Are All Too Familiar: Review of Ayad Akhtar’s ‘Junk’

In Pulitzer-winning Ayad Akhtar’s new Broadway play ‘Junk,’ the shallow, ravenous venality of ’80s Wall Street is bought to life—and we’ve seen it …

Malcolm Gladwell

Naked woman paraded round office to ‘boost colleagues’ morale’

People have reacted with anger after footage emerged of a woman parading around her office naked to ‘boost morale’.<p>The stunt at a call centre in …

Female employee forced to parade naked in office to boost morale of salesmen in Wolf of Wall Street-style stunt

The unidentified saleswoman left her job weeks after the video went viral on social media.<p>This is the astonishing moment a naked woman parades …

Leonardo Dicaprio

'Morale-boosting stunt': Manager pays saleswoman for naked parade in office while colleagues cheer her on

A viral video shows a female employee walking naked in the office to boost the morale of colleagues.<p>In a shocking 'morale-boosting' stunt, a female …

Viral

Let the Oscar Buzz Begin for Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding

This first I, Tonya trailer is more Wolf of Wall Street than a sports biopic.<p>From the beginning, with her breakout role as the brilliant Naomi Lapaglia in <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, Margot Robbie has often been on the verge of award-show success. Even in the critically maligned <i>Suicide Squad</i>, Robbie's …

Movies

Horny Delta Passengers Busted For Having Oral Sex In Seats After Meeting On Plane

Two horny as hell airline passengers took the "Mile High Club" to new heights on a recent Delta flight.WDIV reports that a woman and a man were …

Airlines

Elizabeth Banks, Margot Robbie’s ‘Paper Bag Princess’ Lands at Universal

Universal Pictures has optioned the rights “The Paper Bag Princess” and sees the bestselling children’s book as a possible directing vehicle for …

Movies

A Growing List of Finance Gurus and Investment Firms Can't Stand Bitcoin

Is bitcoin in a massive bubble?<p>The stock market has traditionally been the go-to investment vehicle for those who want to retire rich. With an …

Investing

20 photos of Leonardo DiCaprio living his best life

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of those actors you reckon (and kind of hope) is exactly like their onscreen character. Leo's life seems every bit as …

Awards

Grow Your Network in the Time It Takes to Make Your Morning Coffee | Heleo

“While you wait for the coffee to brew, you can re-engage a handful of people, every day, and it ends up being hundreds of people per year.”<p><b>READ ON</b> …

Networking

Black Mirror season 4 release date: When is Black Mirror out on Netflix? Cast, trailers

When is Black Mirror season 4 coming out?<p>Fans are still in the dark as to when the fourth series of Black Mirror will be released, with both Netflix …

TV

The 25 best movies based on true crimes

Crime movies have been popular as long as movies have been around, and the world just keeps providing ever ~stranger~ real-life material for them to use. Here are the best movie based on true crimes.<p>The Untouchables

Bitcoin is a huge scam, ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says

Jordan Belfort, ‘Way of the Wolf’ author and the original “Wolf of Wall Street”, is speaking out on Bitcoin, warning investors of the speculation surrounding the cryptocurrency.<p>According to Belfort it isn’t Bitcoin itself that is the issue, but the fever pitch surrounding the cryptocurrency’s …

Cryptocurrency

Corporate penalties have plunged at SEC since Trump took office

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, who has questioned the fairness of enforcement penalties on corporations, is getting a chance to practice what he preaches.<p>Publicly traded companies have been hit with fewer and much less costly penalties by the Securities and Exchange Commission since Donald Trump became …

Politics

“Wall Street” at 30: making high finance look heroic

Compared to later films about banking, Oliver Stone’s movie from 1987 paints a surprisingly positive picture<p>When “Wall Street” was released 30 years …

The Big Short