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Movies current and classic. News, reviews, and interesting bits.

The Great Gatsby circa 2012

The Great Gatsby just released its trailer and it’s definitely something to behold. The director is Baz Luhrmann. He directed Romeo + Juliet, the DiCaprio version, and Moulin Rouge. The Great Gatsby is his next sweeping epic. Epic looks to be too small a word. The film looks monstrous in scope (and was filmed in 3D, of course). It’s a spectacular trailer and the film is now definitely on my radar. But maybe it’s just the English major in me.… Read More »