Tag Archives: The Great Gatsby

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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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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Movies To Look Forward To In 2012.

With the New Year knocking on the door here in the United States, The Guardian looks ahead to the most widely-anticipated films of 2012. I’m already geeked for the release of “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Man of Steel” and even … 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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The Viewers’ Guide To “Midnight In Paris.”

Filmmaker Woody Allen earned plaudits earlier this year with “Midnight in Paris,” his love-letter to the City of Lights in the 1920s. Figures of 20th Century Modernism, such as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald figure heavily in the film. … Continue reading

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