A tempest has erupted in the critical teapot about whether Martin Scorsese should have sympathetically portrayed such a gleefully venal rat as Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) in his film “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
But antiheroes have been in the movies from the very beginning, lovable scoundrels who embody something deep and dark in the souls of the audience. Which ethically challenged protagonists are closest to your heart? Put your choices in the comments section or drop a line to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for entries is Monday, January 6. We’ll be running the top five on January 12. [Shown is a trailer for “The Wolf of Wall Street”]
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