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The Great Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby

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Overall 9
8.5

The Great Gatsby

DVDizzy
23 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The Great Gatsby meets one's expectations for a 3D Baz Luhrmann adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. The director's brand of opulence is surprisingly not at odds with the rich source text.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Great Gatsby (2013)

High-Def Digest
22 August 2013
  • Summary: The fourth time isn't the charm. Though Baz Luhrmann's interpretation of 'The Great Gatsby' has merit, especially during its dark last hour, this glitzy, often garish adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic can't be considered the definitive version.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Great Gatsby - 3D

High-Def Digest
22 August 2013
  • Summary: The fourth time isn't the charm. Though Baz Luhrmann's interpretation of 'The Great Gatsby' has merit, especially during its dark last hour, this glitzy, often garish adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic can't be considered the definitive version.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 10
10

The Great Gatsby

BluRay Authority
22 August 2013
  • Excerpt: If ever there was an actor destined to play Jay Gatsby, I’d have to imagine that Leonardo DiCaprio’s name would have been on the short list (and, obviously that was true). DiCaprio seems to have that classic look to him and call me crazy, but I could see him having drinks with Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 4
4.0
Extras 6
6.0

The Great Gatsby (2013)

blu-ray.com
20 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Baz, Baz, Baz. I'm a fan, old sport, I am. Moulin Rouge! still gets me every time. Every. Time . But The Great Gatsby is too much flash and way too much fizzle. It isn't a matter of style over substance either. It's a matter of style without substance.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 4
4.0
Extras 6
6.0

The Great Gatsby 3D (2013)

blu-ray.com
20 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Baz, Baz, Baz. I'm a fan, old sport, I am. Moulin Rouge! still gets me every time. Every. Time . But The Great Gatsby is too much flash and way too much fizzle. It isn't a matter of style over substance either. It's a matter of style without substance.
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Overall 9
8.8
Movie overall 7
7.0
Audio 9
9.0
Extras 9
9.0

THE GREAT GATSBY - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
20 August 2013
  • Summary: “The Great Gatsby” is surely worth a look at, but your ability to enjoy it may hinge on your willingness to look through the fluff and seek out the good stuff.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 6
6.0

The Great Gatsby (2013) Blu-ray Review

DoBlu
19 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Never impoverished for content and often anxious with first act pacing, Baz Luhrmann’s visually arresting Great Gatsby is a speed demon of embellished character. Brandishing narrative framework of a whittling Nick Carraway (Tobey MaMaguire) writing a novelization under guidance from psychiatric...
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 6
6.0

The Great Gatsby (Blu-ray Review)

whysoblu.com
17 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Baz Luhrmann brings Fitzgerald’s literary classic to life in your living room in such an exuberant and larger-than-life fashion that only he can pull off. Like the height of the roaring 20’s that this period piece encapsulates I’m “roaring” to watch this over and over on the Blu-ray format.
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Overall 4
4.0

The Great Gatsby

The Digital Fix
18 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Among the great works of American literature, The Great Gatsby finds its way onto the big screen once more, this time as part of a much larger spectacle spearheaded by Moulin Rouge! director Baz Luhrmann.
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