While you were getting pumped about the Olympics (yeah, no one does this), we were reporting on the week's most ridiculous news. From a 'Battle Royale' TV series on -- wait for it -- the CW to Martin Scorsese trying to convince us he uses Siri, we've got a breakdown of the worst and most absurd news from this week, in case you weren't paying attention.
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While we won't see a new movie from Jon Favreau the director for a while yet, Jon Favreau the actor seems busier than ever.
Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and - perhaps most notoriously - Zooey Deschanel have all appeared in commercials hawking Siri, the voice command feature on the iPhone. And now they're joined by one of our greatest living directors, Martin Scorsese.
There are few filmmakers who love film as much as Martin Scorsese. The man has made two three-hour documentaries about the American and Italian films he loves, and until Quentin Tarantino came along he was probably the most famously movie-mad director. In a sign of the times his next film, 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' will be shot digitally.
Could Leonardo DiCaprio be the son of Meathead? That's the question posed by the possible casting of Rob Reiner in Martin Scorsese's latest 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' where his role would be as DiCaprio's pop.
A 'Walking Dead' star is going from the realm of flesh-eating zombies to the arguably worse world of greed-driven Wall Street stockbrokers -- but at least he gets to work with director Martin Scorsese while doing so.
[Each week, inspired by what's in theaters or in the news or even just by random firings of neurons, 'Retro Rental,' by film critic James Rocchi, looks at an older film on disc or download that links up to the here-and-now ...]
Martin Scorsese - one of America's greatest directors - is teaming up with Lord Richard Attenborough (director of 'Gandhi,' and star of such films as 'The Great Escape' and 'Jurassic Park') to produce 'Silver Ghost' - the story of how Charles Rolls and Henry Royce came together to make that famous car and hood ornament.
Everyone's favorite TV coach (sorry, Craig T. Nelson) is the latest to join the cast of Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' based on a script by 'Boardwalk Empire' scribe Terence Winter.
Martin Scorsese once said of Sam Fuller that if you don't love Fuller's films you don't love movies. We'd say that same of Scorsese. What would cinema be without 'Taxi Driver' or 'Raging Bull?' As great as those films are, Scorsese thinks he could have improved them. Improved them by shooting them in 3-D.