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A 'Moulin Rouge!' Musical Is Headed To The Stage, Because It Can-Can

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.01.2016 | Arts

“Moulin Rouge!” ― the movie that taught us the greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return ― is headed to the st...

Leonardo DiCaprio Seems To Have Commitment Issues, Even With His Movies

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment

Whether it’s choosing from his stack of newsboy caps or picking out which blond supermodel to date next, Leonardo DiCaprio faces tough decisions eve...

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Broken Tentpole

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a day late and a dollar short -- actually, make that several seasons late, for anyone who watches the outrageously funny animated series, Archer.

Yolonda Ross joins Netflix Drama 'The Get Down'

Zakee Kuduro | Posted 08.07.2016 | Entertainment
Zakee Kuduro

Yolonda Ross, most known for her role as Whitney Houston's lesbian love interest in Angela Bassett's Whitney Lifetime movie and her role as Dana Lyndsey on HBO's Treme, has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's music-driven Netflix drama The Get Down.

Movie Directors and Mount Rushmores: Eleven Country's Best Filmmakers

Jon Eig | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The Mt. Rushmorification of social discourse is destroying any semblance of nuanced, sophisticated analysis. And I'm right there with it, doing what I can to continue the trend.

Baz Luhrmann's 'The Get Down' Casts Its Leads

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment

Netflix announced the cast for Baz Luhrmann's "The Get Down," his new original series about a group of "rag tag teenagers" set in the Bronx in the lat...

Baz Luhrmann On His New Netflix Show 'The Get Down' | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann has started casting his new Netflix drama "The Get Down" — and he’s not just looking for established talent with agents. In an exclus...

Watch The First Trailer For Baz Luhrmann's Netflix Show

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

Director Baz Luhrmann is making his first television show, a musical drama set in 1970s New York City, for Netflix. The streaming service confirmed th...

The Faithful Shopper: Wonderful Windows

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.01.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that most wonderful time of year for window shoppers -- and all shoppers. Our major department and jewelry stores have unveiled their holiday displays, and it's time to indulge the inner child in us all.

Gisele Bundchen's Chanel No. 5 Commercial Has Us Envious For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.15.2014 | Style

The world woke up this morning to a new Chanel No. 5 commercial starring Gisele Bündchen. Yet, HuffPost Style got a sneak peek of the three-minute fi...

Here Lies Love: Imelda Marcos Back at The Public Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Early on in this exuberant immersive dance extravaganza, the young Imelda Marcos in a tattered frock sings of a time when she had no shoes. Of course,...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: a Look at the Top Musicals of All Time

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Bushra Alvi

Musicals have always been popular with viewers of all ages for their interesting stories, amazing lyrics and the lasting impact they create. Many musi...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had my mind blown by a movie Tuesday, in the middle of another five-movie day at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. And it was blown in 3D.

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Watch A Deleted Scene From 'The Great Gatsby'

Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. has unveiled a deleted scene from "The Great Gatsby" in advance of the movie's DVD and Blu-Ray release later this month. The short clip f...

How Many Times Did They Say 'Old Sport' In 'The Great Gatsby'?

Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment


'Moulin Rouge' May Earn 3D Makeover

Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment

In what may be one of the more fitting 3-D conversions on the horizon, director Baz Luhrmann revealed to Entertainment Weekly on Friday that "Moulin R...

Gatsby Then, Gatsby Again: A Comparative Review

Kimann Schultz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

The fundamental error most movie critics have made in their reviews of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is the fact that they have critiqued the movie only against the so-called "great American novel" itself.

Young and Beautiful, for Now

Cherie Desai | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment
Cherie Desai

It seemed to me that Luhrmann worked hard to represent all of the symbolism in the novel as heavily as Fitzgerald did, while applying his unique style.

WATCH: Make A 'Great Gatsby' Cocktail

Posted 06.20.2013 | Home

The silver screen rendition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic The Great Gatsby has brought on a spike in book sales, a revival of 1920s sartor...

Upcoming Superhero/Comic Strip/Toy/Etc. Reboots

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Baz Luhrmann's Rex Morgan, M.D. -- The great Aussie director takes the good doctor on a fantastic journey as he is shrunk and injected into Liza Minnelli.

'Idiot' Baz Luhrmann Turned Down 'Harry Potter'

Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann has learned first hand that you can't repeat the past. Luhrmann, whose adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" just crossed the $100 million bar...

Glammed out Great Gatsby Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.

The Jay Gatsby in All of Us

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Gregoris Kalai

There is a Jay Gatbsy in all of us. Despite our best efforts to be content and happy with what ever our current circumstances are, we have evolved to want more. More what?

A Modern Great Gatsby: Rajat Gupta vs. Raj Rajaratnam and the Great Wall Street Scandal

Sandip Roy | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home
Sandip Roy

Leo DiCaprio will never portray him on the screen, but the disgraced Sri Lankan American moneyman Raj Rajaratnam could well be the Jay Gatsby of our times.