There's little sense in trying to resist the film's tumultuous visual banquet
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Remember when Lana Del Rey was controversial? If you're fortunate enough to have missed the back-and-forth that bitterly split the Internet toward the end of 2011 and beginning of 2012, the argument went something like this: Her dour Lolita shtick was phony, her music was caked in retrograde artifi ... More >>
When the first trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby was released a year ago, it was set to the music of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "No Church in the Wild," from the sometimes duo's incredibly self-important Watch the Throne album. On the surface it made sense. Jay-Z -- who retired as a rapper in ... More >>
F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz-age-set novel The Great Gatbsy has long been considered pretty unfilmable, despite it's having been filmed again and again. The story of a war vet peeking into the lavish life of the title rich man and finding parties, costumes, and lunacy, just might be better on the writ ... More >>
I have to admit I've sometimes found Andrew Garfield to be a bit irritating in other projects, but as The Amazing Spider-Man, he totally ensnared me into his web. First of all, I happen to like his looks. He's lanky, with large features--saucer eyes, bulbous nose, juicy lips--and the camera adores ... More >>
Coming this Christmas for Oscar consideration is another screen version of The Great Gatsby, this one starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan and directed by Moulin Rouge! applier Baz Luhrmann. But if the trailer is any indication, this thing still needs werque...I mean work.
The Met brings together Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada
A modern spin to a timeless story of heartbreak
In 1974, the inaugural issue of People magazine was released, featuring Mia Farrow as Daisy Buchanan from Gatsby, "The year's next big movie." That film, what we would argue is the quintessential, and most beautiful/tragic Gatsby, also featured Robert Redford, with the screenplay written by F ... More >>
Celebs show the downtown theater scene some love
Nicole Kidman recently told the press that her role in Australia may be her last. As one anonymous gossip-board poster put it, "Funny, the box office has been saying the very same thing!" And the reality is that not only is Nicole at an age when Hollywood generally treats women like used Kleenex, bu ... More >>
Twilight has emerged as a cinema phenomenon--Harry Potter with fangs--and it's clearly because it knows its target audience (moist teen girls), it delivers dreamy, hypnotic goods based on a popular book, and it stars a really cute guy (though I have to admit I could barely keep my eyes open to enjoy ... More >>
This auspicious Oz import is a sign of bright, young filmmaking in Australia
Somewhere over the dateline, the not-quite-marvelous land of Oz
Columbus's movie version is stiff, stolid, and stuck in an excruciatingly detailed past
Tousled bleach jobs, one-eyed stiffs: Neo-epic drops its veils but keeps the nookie offscreen
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sequels?
DVD Commentary, You Stole My Gal
While Broadway Lives the Puccinian Past, William Bolcom Gives the Met a New 'View'
Are You Ready for This Jelly?
Two Generations of Dance Keep It Cutting Edge
Bingeing and Purging at Cannes
Cannes-Cannes Kicks Off
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
Five Radio Presets, Five Formats, Five Songs, Go