Tag Archives: Baz Lurhman

The 15 Greatest Cannes Movies.

As is its custom, the good folks at TotalFilm have another of their classic lists. And this time, it’s their 15 favorite films from the Cannes film festivals. Coming in at No. 13 is Walter Sales’ adaptation of “On the … Continue reading

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First Look: The trailer and promo poster for Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby.

If you’re a regular reader of this space, then you know that my trepidation when it comes to big-screen adaptations of “The Great Gatsby” is pretty well-established. Over a half-dozen iterations, no one’s really come close to capturing the spirit … Continue reading

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The Five Faces Of “The Great Gatsby:” The Trouble With Getting A Great Book Right On Film.

With the release this week of new set photos of the Baz Luhrman-directed “The Great Gatsby” hitting the Web, I got to thinking about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tale of The Jazz Age and why, despite the best efforts of … Continue reading

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Top 10 “Missing Movies” Of All Time.

Here’s One From Salon … … today on movies that you’re likely to never see in the theaters because they're no longer available for public viewing or their prints have vanished or been destroyed. Included among them is the little-seen … Continue reading

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