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Why Wesley Was Wrong About “The Great Gatsby”

Why Wesley Was Wrong About “The Great Gatsby”

By Emma Boczek

June 7, 2013

Reaction to the recent Baz Luhrmann film The Great Gatsby was largely critical. “A $100 million, 3D Gatsby?” the public collectively cried. A 48 percent rating on the movie review website Rotten Tomatoes, while not exactly a scientific measure of appeal, exemplifies the relative dissatisfaction with which t...

“The Great Gatsby” Review: Luhrmann’s Excess Isn’t Enough

“The Great Gatsby” Review: Luhrmann’s Excess Isn’t Enough

By Wesley Emblidge

May 11, 2013

The news story “Warner Brothers Greenlights $100 Million 3D Adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ For Summer” sounds like an article from The Onion, but it is in fact the movie we’re faced with this weekend. A book where, admittedly, not that much actually happens, has been turned into a big, lavish,...