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OVERRATED: The knee-jerk defense of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Maybe the only thing more jarring than the parade of decadence in Martin Scorsese's Oscar contender is the vigor with which some critics defend it and its filmmaker from accusations that Jordan Belfort's antics are a bit glorified. To be clear, Scorsese is a brilliant director but also not above criticism. Although if someone finds greed-addled white guys tough to watch in theaters, they should probably avoid CNBC.C. Mary Cybulski, AP
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