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Well, we knew that Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" wasn't going to be to the taste of certain Academy members, and a couple of them made that abundantly clear at a screening over the weekend. Actress Hope Holiday -- who herself declares the film "three hours of torture" -- reports that an unnamed screenwriter accosted Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio after the screening, exclaiming, "Shame on you!" Some Academy members were vocally unimpressed by "The Wolf of Wall Street" at a screening over the weekend. Can't win 'em all, of course -- though is this an isolated incident or indicative of larger resistance the film might encounter from more conservative Oscar voters? [The Wrap]
James Schamus will receive the Writers' Guild of America East's Evelyn F. Burkey award for bringing "honor and dignity" to writers. [Variety]
Nathaniel Rogers on the would-be "inspirational" films up for the Heartland Moving Picture Award. (I get that people may find "Saving Mr. Banks" touching, but inspiring?) [The Film Experience]
From "All is Lost" to "Inside Llewyn Davis," the top 10 soundtracks of 2013. [Variety]
Adam Boult picks the five best performances of Christian Bale's career. [The Guardian]
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