Even though this flick tends to be overlooked, out of the all movies DiCaprio and Scorsese have made together (including so far 'Gangs of New York', 'The Departed' and 'Shutting Island'), this is easily my favorite one. Indeed, I thought that the story was spellbinding, the directing, as expected, was just awesome and there was a great (Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Frances Conroy). Above all, I thought that Howard Hugues was such a fascinating character. Of course, I have no idea if it was close to the reality but I just loved this portrait of this tormented genius who was suffering from this obsessions. It was definitely one of the most neurotic figure I have seen in a movie and the fact that he was handsome, rich and brillant made the whole thing even more spellbinding to watch. My only critic would be that towards the end the whole thing tend to loose focus and drags down a little bit but a part from that, it is, in my opinion, pretty much flawless. To conclude, I really loved this movie and it is definitely worth a look, especially if you are interested in Scorsese's work.