Tuesday, January 21, 2014

'The Wolf Of Wall Street'- A Review

'The Wolf Of the Wall Street' is an American film based on Jordan Belfort's memoire of the same name. The protagonist, Jordan Belfort is a Long Island Penny stockbroker, who makes 49 million dollars in Stock Market by fooling investors in 1990s securities scam. Sex, drugs, parties, film has all the ingredients that make a cinema worth watching. The movie portrays Leonardo DiCaprio in the role of Jordan Belfort, who when consumed by greed amasses massive wealth, and then loses it all insanely. The company that Belfort develops grows from 20 to 250 in a short span of time, and so does its revenue. The exponential growth and prosperity attracts lot of investment and the their trade blooms like anything. This leads to Forbes Magazine featuring Jordan Belfort on thier cover describing him as 'The Wolf of the Wall Street'. Belfort and the members of the company go wild and throw lavish parties blindly celebrating their success. Ultimately Belfort has to pay the price for his Greed. In 2007, Leonardo DiCaprio is said to have won a bidding war against Brad Pitt for the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir The Wolf of Wall Street. Directed by Martin Scorsese and screenplay by
Terence Winter, this movie is a great entertainer, and gives a glimpse of Leonardo DiCaprio's role in Steven Spielberg's 2002 biographical crime drama film: "Catch me if you can!"