Summary: Baz Luhrmann makes The Great Gatsby come alive! The visuals, the costumes, the sets, and the music all bring one back to the Roaring Twenties. The cast is excellent although some are overlooked for reasons I cannot pretend to know why.
The essence and spirit is here, but it's lacking heart, Old Sport!
13 July 2014
Excerpt: Baz is the name but subtly is not really the game. Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has proven time and again that he can make his movies with a manic, over-the-top edge. All of his movies are filled with bold, glitzy, style whether it’s the wildly saturated production values or the overly...
Excerpt: I really liked this movie. It's a loud flashy version of the film that just might (or might not) distract you from how shallow and sad people from this time period really were. All the glitz and glamour are a distraction from the realities of life.
Excerpt: I've seen I think all his films to date except the wolf street one which I hope is also coming soon and consider it to be his best one so far. The sets and scenes are huge and spectactular; I can only think of a handful to date which reach its level of grandeur and style and since those don't have...
Excerpt: Schrijver Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) gaat naar zijn nicht Daisy en komt terecht in een decadente omgeving. Hij raakt gefascineerd door de buurman Gatsby, die Daisy nog van vroeger kent. De film gaat verder over relatieproblemen en er gebeuren een paar nare dingen in.
Summary: This movie got $132,782,832 at the box office but a other rich man to the rest home MR stark. this movie had mix review's by critic's but I think this movie was ok.this movie has good visual's/good acting/.
Outstanding film. A surreal and rich adaptation of this classic novel
6 January 2014
Excerpt: I was a skeptic, but this film won me over. If you know the novel, you'll be surprised at how closely it follows the book, down to using some of the poignant and poetic sentences word for word. One of my very favorite films of 2013.