Behind the Scenes: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Photo from Vulture, by Brigitte Lacombe

Based on the Quaalude and greed fueled memoir of Jordan Belfort, who began amassing his fortune by peddling highly unregulated penny stocks to working-class suckers before graduating to securities fraud and money laundering, The Wolf of Wall Street marks the fifth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio. Continue Reading ›

Behind the Scenes: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Mitty ASC #4

Deep Fried Movies has been grossly negligent in keeping up with our New Year’s Resolution to post a Behind the Scenes pic each and every day this year. But better late than never. We’ll start things off with a gallery of production photos from Ben Stiller’s reimagining of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, based on James Thurber’s two-page short story from The New Yorker in 1939 and previously made into a Danny Kaye musical in 1947. Continue Reading ›