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Baz Luhrmann the Great Gatsby

What Lana Del Rey's 'Young And Beautiful' Would Sound Like In The 1920s

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Do you ever wonder what certain contemporary pop songs might have sounded like if they had been created in a wholly different era? If so, you can cros...

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

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'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...

Is A New Age Of Jazz On The Horizon?

R. Clifton Spargo | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
R. Clifton Spargo

You can't keep something with that much quality, with that much appeal, down. It's just a matter of time.

A Rabbi on the Economy & The Great Gatsby

Rabbi Gil Steinlauf | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Rabbi Gil Steinlauf

I have long appreciated Fitzgerald's novel as a commentary on the limits of the American Dream that we all hold sacred. Dreams and fantasies, the pursuit of wealth and fame and success--these vanities have been lifted to the highest levels of respect and hope and yearning over the past century.

Why You Shouldn't Believe 'Great Gatsby' Reviews

Bizzy Emerson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Teen
Bizzy Emerson

The most important thing is to appreciate that a film and book can never be completely alike, and that despite its slight shortcomings in that regard, The Great Gatsby is a beautifully made film and accomplishes something new with an American classic.

Glammed out Great Gatsby Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel
trivago

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.

Zelda Wasn't 'Crazy': How What You Don't Know About Fitzgerald Tells Us Something About 'Crazy' Women, Then and Now

Heather Laine Talley | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Heather Laine Talley

The "crazy" Zelda that has emerged in our popular imagination is as much Scott's making as The Great Gatsby itself. This is, in and of itself, part of the F. Scott legacy. His work depended on Zelda's silence.

Stunning Art Deco Hotels

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts
Departures Magazine

Baz Luhrmann's film adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has ignited a revival of interest in all things Art Deco.

"Can't Repeat the Past? Why, of Course You Cannes!" Why F. Scott Fitzgerald Fans Should Love Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

In 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family were in France, spending most of their time on the Riviera where Baz Luhrmann's movie of The Great Gatsby will open the Cannes Film Festival tonight.

The Great Gatsby: 15 Water-Cooler-Worthy Questions

Maryka Biaggio | Posted 07.15.2013 | Books
Maryka Biaggio

Gatsby is all the rage just now, especially Baz Luhrmann's movie rendition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby. And you must have some water-cooler-worthy questions to toss out because, from what I can gather, it's all anybody is talking about.

Going Gatsby

Jack Meyer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jack Meyer

Although the film contains some fun and engaging elements, it provides neither the entertainment nor the emotional impact it strives to achieve.

The Great Gatsby From Book to Movie: My Top 20 Faithful Things, Part Two

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Here are a few more of my favorite movie moments that take something essential about the novel, and put them into cinematic terms.

'Gatsby' Director Debunks Big Leo Rumor

Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

Last week, "The Great Gatsby" director Baz Luhrmann sparked a frenzy of Internet speculation when he reportedly remarked that he'd like to team up wit...

A Defense of The Great Gatsby

Suneal Bedi | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Suneal Bedi

As Thursday night became Friday morning, Baz Luhrmann's vision began to grow on me. I left the movie with a new, sometimes forgotten, understanding of the novel. And so I'm here to defend Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby.

Mike Hogan

'Gatsby' Director Responds To Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann was ready to take the blame if "The Great Gatsby" flopped. Now that it's a hit, he has every right to take the credit. Luhrmann an...

The Great Gatsby From Book to Movie: My Top 20 Faithful Things, Part One

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Much is being asked this week of how "true" or "faithful" to the novel Baz Luhrmann's movie is. These words of passionate fidelity are somewhat misplaced, always, when speaking of translating any artistic work from one medium to another.

Toasting Gatsby With Six Prohibition-Era Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 05.10.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

Want to drink like Gatsby? Look toward these six classic cocktails.

Doug's Dozen: 12 More Baz Luhrmann Mistakes in The Great Gatsby

Doug Molitor | Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Last year, the trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby remake showed a long shot in which the filmmakers misspelled the iconic name of Broadway's Ziegfeld Follies. I'm assured that they've fixed that mistake. But with the movie opening this week, I'm afraid I've found...

Zaki's Review: The Great Gatsby

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After four wildly different tries at bringing F. Scott Fitzgerald's much-admired tome The Great Gatsby to the silver screen, I'm starting to think it may simply be unadaptable.

What You Think The Great Gatsby Is About

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Comedy | Posted 05.17.2013 | Comedy

Everyone is talking about "The Great Gatsby," but how many of us really understand what it's about? In this helpful flowchart (click to enlarge), we e...

It Would Cost $34.3 Million To Live Like Jay Gatsby Today

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

As far as iconic characters go, Jay Gatsby is synonymous with wealth, decadence and high-end luxury. The mansion, the parties, the far-reaching social...

Will 'Gatsby' Soundtrack Match 'Top Gun' Success?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

Nothing goes with a star-studded movie like a a star-studded soundtrack. Whether totally original or a roundup of remakes and classics, a well-timed s...

Songs Crush: May

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Maureen Elinzano

The arrival of May means it's still spring, but it's almost summer too! That means summer vacation, the beach, BBQs, and new music to play at the fantastic summer dance parties that you're going to have, of course!