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The Wolf Of Wall Street: 5 Things We Learned From The Fast-Paced Trailer

Grown Up Sometimes you don€™t realize just how much you miss someone until he pops in for a quick hello; enter Martin Scorsese. It has been two years since Martin Scorsese has had a film in theaters. While Hugo was by no means a disappointment, proving that 3D can enhance a film when used properly and that a great director in the fourth decade of his career can hop genres with ease, I missed Scorsese stretching out in a film for grownups. It€™s as if the man knows that we want more and has just been teasing us. Film news is chock full of Scorsese announcements with the long gestating Silence and Sinatra biopic just sitting on the sideline quietly mocking us. That is why any Scorsese fan, or honestly fan of film in general, has been patiently waiting for The Wolf of Wall Street. So when the first trailer for the movie hit earlier today, forgive us for getting a little excited; Telling the story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), the New York stockbroker who founded a brokerage firm that operated as a boiler room (his firm also inspired the film Boiler Room)and his refusal to cooperate in a large securities fraud case that involved corruption, the corporate banking world and mob infiltration, the film will hit US cinemas in November (currently, we in the UK have to wait until January). Here's five things we learned from the trailer...
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Derek was the only engineer at Northeastern University taking a class on German film and turning a sociology assignment into an examination of Scorsese’s work. He blatantly abuses his Netflix account, but can never seem to get his Instant Queue below 200. Now working for the government, he fights the stigma that being good at math means you are not any no good at writing. I good write, very much. Follow Derek on Twitter @DerekDeskins.