Sorry, Moulin Rouge haters — it’s time to unlock your cold, stone hearts. Before The Great Gatsby opens this weekend, let’s take a look at why its director is so great.
Sorry, Moulin Rouge fans, it’s time to face the music. Before The Great Gatsby hits theaters, let’s take a look at the director’s past missteps.
Some people really did not like F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book.
The Who’s the Boss actor says he grew up reading comics. And, he’s a bit of a purist.
Before you see the upcoming movie, here’s what you’ve forgotten since 10th grade (spoilers).
The city has undergone some major changes since the Roaring ’20s. RIP old Penn Station.
Plus Metallica’s take on the national anthem, an 8-bit Great Gatsby video game, and the heartwarming story of an artist’s first gallery show.
Plus a French-language short film starring Sarah Silverman, reading The Great Gatsby in Beijing, and LeVar Burton’s new role.
The book was almost called “Gold-Hatted Gatsby” and then you probably wouldn’t want to own any of this.
Namely Leonardo DiCaprio.
Scottish singer Emeli Sandé teamed up with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra to make an amazing swing rendition of Beyoncé’s smash hit.
Let’s guess how long it takes before the accompanying profile refers to her as a Fitzgeraldian “bright young thing.” (My guess: not long.)
This celebrated literary classic was almost titled Gold-Hatted Gatsby.
Jay Gatsby seriously needs to check his privilege.
Has much, if anything, changed since 1974?
After all these years, Leo’s still got it. Sigh.
At CinemaCon, Warner Bros. also showed off new footage from Gravity (so much space!), Prisoners (so much sorrow!), and We’re the Millers (so much unexpected male nudity!).
And it’s Great Gatsby fabulous.
To those surprised by the use of Lana Del Rey in the new Great Gatsby trailer, here’s some evidence that LDR and the Great American Novel go hand-in-hand.
We’ve seen the pretty scenery and costumes in previous trailers, but this one highlights the soundtrack featuring Beyoncé, André 3000, Lana Del Rey, and Florence + The Machine. Also there’s plot and stuff, so that’s cool too.
What if Cormac McCarthy wrote for Yelp? And Gatsby starred in a video game? For the lit nerd among us, and those struggling to finish novels or English term papers.
It’s F. Scott Fitzgerald in drag. He was the prettiest girl in the show.
An epic mashup between The Great Gatsby and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
Michiko Kakutani calls it “the wittiest, angriest, most exacting and most desolate work of fiction we’ve yet had about life in New York and London after the World Trade Center fell” in a New York Times book review.
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