Hollywood is going the distance this holiday season.
Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” sequel is 2 hours and 40 minutes while the official running time of Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Wall Street” is a howling 2 hours and 59 minutes, the longest film of Scorsese’s career.
“It’s a very fast movie,” Terrence Winter recently assured of the R-rated film, while one Paramount exec described it as “nutty, debaucherous, great.”
The gangly running times, despite cutting into moviegoers’ holiday festivities, don’t seem to bother showbiz execs.
Warner Bros. and New Line’s first “Hobbit” film was 20 minutes longer than next month’s “Desolation of Smaug” and went on to »
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