Tag Archives: Carey Mulligan

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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Baz Lurhman Says His 3D Will Put You In “The Great Gatsby.”

So you’ve probably heard by now that Australian director Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is going to be in 3D. In fact, there may even be a chance that you heard about it on this … Continue reading

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Carey Mulligan: “On the surface she is a sweet girl, but let me tell you, she is a freakin’ tiger with claws.”

Actress Carey Mulligan opens up to The Daily Beast’s Lorenza Munoz about her turn in director Steve McQueen’s “Shame” opposite Michael Fassbender and how playing “Nina” in Chekhov’s “The Seagull” helped her prepare for the role: “For a couple of … 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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“Great Gatsby” Filming Gets Underway Down Under.

Filming for director Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic “The Great Gatsby” with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role has gotten underway in Australia. For reasons that completely elude me, Luhrman has decided to shoot one of my … Continue reading

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What’s The Worst First Date Movie?

Empire asks this question: What’s the worst possible movie you can take a girl to see on a first date? Their answer: “Shame” with Carey Mulligan and Michael Fassbender. The film’s quite sexually graphic and she’ll be headed to the … 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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