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waste of time (unless you are really looking for soft porn)
Waste of some good actors and 3 hours of my time.
With this offering Scorcese has passed into complete and utter irrelevancy ... one can only hope it is temporary. The sheer amount of soft porn in this film is astounding. Does Scorcese think this is informative, necessary or pleasing? Apparently ... and one can only think this might be a personal preference he is indulging.
DiCaprio once again shows how brilliant he is ... turning a complete disaster into something I didn't just walk out on. One continually thinks, throughout the entire 3 hours, that he is going to pull a rabbit out of the hat. He doesn't.
Does this film have ANYTHING to recommend it? If you've ever wondered what it would be like to watch an overdrawn Charles Dickens story where greed, hookers and cocaine are the sole focus and the bad guys win ... this might be for you. Or if you like soft porn.
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