Gatsby, who is Gatsby?” Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan) asks in the latest movie of The Great Gatsby. He certainly wasn’t...
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Judging by the trailers, Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of The Great Gatsby will give the Roaring Twenties even more roar. With the star-studded (Leo and Tobey and Carey, oh my!) spectacle hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even...
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As preparation for the much anticipated Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," I took to Netflix and watched the 1974 version which starred Robert Redford.Review of 2013 "The Great Gatsby"Law & Order...
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For Baz Luhrmann, adapting F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel was made even more challenging when filming was moved to Australia.F. Scott Fitzgerald's ambition for "The Great Gatsby" was scarcely modest: "Something new — something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned," the novelist wrote to his editor of his plans for the 1925 novel.
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At first glance, the new trailer for the upcoming Great Gatsby movie looks pretty much like the two that preceded it. All three have fast cars, period costumes, Art Deco design, and director Baz Luhrmann’s signature lavish, kaleidoscopic party scenes. The first Gatsby trailer was a meditation on a city and a time, filled with one question: “Who is this Gatsby?” The second...
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As Daisy Buchanan floats away from the celebrity-strewn party at Jay Gatsby’s mansion – the social collision where Gatsby’s hopes...
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NEW YORK (MainStreet)--Does Leonardo DiCaprio master the role of elusive millionaire Jay Gatsby in the new film adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic? We'll let the movie critics comment on that. What we can do is impart some financial wisdom we've gathered from the beloved novel, which provides a snapshot of the excess, overindulgence and, of course, excitement...
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Here's the problem with making a movie of "The Great Gatsby." Movies are a medium of action; "Gatsby" is poetry. Movies focus on plot and character and audience; "Gatsby" is an exquisite meditation on loss and the past and the death of a dream fulfilled, shared by the author and a single reader.
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In honor of The Great Gatsby film's premiere today, we have just what you need to get your own party started. Now you can pay homage to the legend with a Gatsby-inspired shot recipe that...
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“I was on my way to get roaring drunk,” says Nick Carraway, the first time he encounters one of Jay Gatsby’s epic parties in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, “The Great Gatsby.”
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