Tag: baz luhrmann

Movies That Feature Deliberately Anachronistic Music, Inspired by Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

Posted: May 10, 2013 at 3:22 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews, Top Original Content

This week sees the release of the heavily anticipated Baz Luhrmann directed adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.  Luhrmann is perhaps best known for the jukebox musical Moulin Rouge!  (That’s their exclamation point by the way; not mine.)  So far the bulk of the pre-release buzz surrounding his take on the material revolves […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Starring Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, and Carey Mulligan

Posted: May 9, 2013 at 10:48 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

How do you adapt one of the greatest American novels ever to be written?  If you look at the history of The Great Gatsby, the answer would be “Often, with mainly negative results.” Many people still remember the Jack Clayton directed, Francis Ford Coppola penned adaptation starring Robert Redford, Sam Waterson, and Mia Farrow, but […]

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‘The Great Gatsby’ Starring Leonardo DiCaprio Opens May 10! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!

Posted: April 29, 2013 at 7:02 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby. The filmmaker will create his own distinctive visual interpretation of the classic story, bringing the period to life in a way that has never been […]

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Carey Mulligan Cast as Daisy in Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby”

Posted: November 17, 2010 at 2:01 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Although, Moulin Rogue director Baz Luhrmann has not yet committed to doing The Great Gatsby as his next film, the fact that he cast Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan as the lead is a sure sign it will be his next project. Luhrmann informed Mulligan himself on the red carpet for The Fashion Council Awards, an act […]

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