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.
Thirteen seconds into it–and repeated again at 1:41–is a dazzling Times Square shot with a big billboard for “Zeigfeld Follies.”
That’s swell–except that Flo spelled his name Ziegfeld.
Talk about a folly!
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 27, 2012