In Defense of Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” As a novel deemed incapable of translating onto screen, preconceived notions were buzzing about the film prior to release, especially with director Baz Luhrmann’s sensational modern eye attached to the holiest… Continue reading In Defense of Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby

Anticipating the Great Gatsby

With the recent release of the third Gatsby trailer, the anticipation for director Baz Luhrmann's recreation of the F.Scott Fitzgerald classic is mounting. The trailer gives a more in-depth look at the characters, the lavish landscapes and further reveals that Leonardo DiCaprio may hold a candle next to original Gatsby, Robert Redford. While I've previously… Continue reading Anticipating the Great Gatsby