It's worth the price of admission to watch DiCaprio evolve into many shades of Jay. You will lick your fingers from its buttery substance while wishing you had a man's love like Gatsby had for Daisy.
A few years ago, the excesses of the new movie version of The Great Gatsby might have inspired cathartic revulsion. The scene outside Avery Fisher Hal...
The problems start with Nick Carraway, whose role as the book's narrator is justified on screen by placing him in a sanitarium -- the film's invention -- where he has been diagnosed as "morbidly alcoholic."
Don't believe the hate. The Great Gatsby is not a terrible film; indeed, it's a surprisingly affecting one.
Julie Miller Left, by Matt Hart/© 2013 Bazmark Film III Pty Limited; right, courtesy of Getty Images This afternoon, we receive somewhat haunting...
I don't know how it happened, but after 80 years F. Scott Fitzgerald's seminal novel "The Great Gatsby" has become the coolest, most talked about thing in the world.
Michael Fassbender will be having plenty of sex. But he won't be enjoying it, and neither will you.
I have high standards. I always have a bone or two to pick with the Academy when nominations come out. Why are we nominating good movies? Why aren't we nominating the greatest of the great movies?
At the elegant National Board of Review's Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street this week, fine films were respectfully feted. But, those speeches! On this occasion coming up on the Golden Globes weekend, a subtext emerged.
Addicted to sex? What man isn't? McQueen assumed it was just an exaggerated form of promiscuity -- at worst, a lapse of self-control as opposed to a life-destroying compulsion. The more he learned, the more he understood how wrong he was.
The fact that the dim-witted and near-sighted MPAA has slapped an NC-17 rating on Steve McQueen's Shame implies that there is something prurient about...
In September, I wrote about the transition of the generations between actors and how we're at a moment where we can see it happening.
Full-frontal nudity is a rite of passage for actresses. And so Mulligan's Sissy enters the frame, like brother Brandon, naked as birth, but not nearly so daring.
If you've seen any of the ads for Drive, starring Ryan Gosling as a nameless stunt driver who moonlights as a wheelman for hire, you'd probably think it is a darker, more artsy installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise.
The element of Shame that most opens it to attack is the notion of sex as addiction. Heroin, painkillers, etc. yes -- but sex?
It's Refn, so moral ambiguities will abound, not to mention some exquisitely-mounted chase sequences, plus unrestrained violence. Sum total: Action goodness with both brains and balls.