Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) embarks on a hedonistic journey after he loses his Wall Street job. Initially penniless, Belfort starts his own business manipulating the financial market to fund his increasingly decadent lifestyle.
The Wolf of Wall Street is a confident film from Martin Scorsese. It feels weighty and although the decadent lifestyle portrayed may seem distasteful to some, it depicts Belfort’s world with very little in the way of an apology. This isn’t the film that many were expecting and its three-hour runtime may be too long for some viewers. But the film does deserve time to revel in its decadent plot and its opulent settings. Continue reading “The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Film Review”