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Review: The Great Gatsby

Posted by Matt at 23:30 on 19 May 2013
The Great Gatsby
If you could attend any party hosted by a Hollywood director, you'd want it to be Baz Luhrmann's, wouldn't you? I reckon he just beats out J.J. Abrams' cosplay event in the fun stakes, and you'd certainly want to avoid the intimate get-together round Lars Von Trier's house (*shudder*). Luhrmann clearly knows how to pull out all the stops - as evidenced in the ridiculously extravagant Gatsby gatherings here. The problem with this film, however, is that once we've seen one magnificently ostentatious evening, everything after fails to live up to the spectacle. Luhrmann basically invites us to the world's greatest party, but it's one that slowly sours over the course of the following two hours. At least James Cameron's uncompromising pool party would be consistent.

2013: officially the year of bling

Posted by Ali at 12:05 on 18 May 2013

Look at it.

BREAKING: DiCaprio greatly displeased by macaroons

Posted by Ed Williamson at 16:30 on 29 Apr 2013
BREAKING: DiCaprio greatly displeased by macaroons
"He thought there'd be more pink ones," a source confirmed.

The 10 greatest Gatsby trailer faces

Posted by Ali at 21:20 on 05 Apr 2013
The 10 greatest Gatsby trailer faces
Baz Luhrmann: master of subtlety.
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