The Cricket's Daily 3: DiCaprio says 'Wolf' is 'misunderstood'

Published December 31, 2013 8:03 am

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Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Leonardo DiCaprio is defending his movie "The Wolf of Wall Street," which many critics found to be morally bankrupt. DiCaprio says, "the film may be misunderstood by some; I hope people understand we're not condoning this behavior, that we're indicting it." [Variety]

• Kevin Smith isn't retiring from making movies after all. He just announced a follow-up to his end-of-the-world comedy "Dogma," this time with a story about "mankind teaming up with Hell to save existence from extinction at the hands of a Rapturing giant Jesus." [The Wrap]

• Yes, Stephen Colbert got his cameo in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," but you really need sharp eyes to find it. [Entertainment Weekly]