An aspiring writer falls under the spell of an aloof millionaire with designs for the young scribe's unhappily married cousin in director Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's celebrated novel. Read More
In a word \"Spectacle\". I didn't read the book but found this movie to be entertaining. I wonder if life in the \"20's\" was as portrayed in this movie. A look back at a time that will never be again, and a troubled mind suffering from an undying love for another. Long and at times boring.
The third film from pop-music-obsessed director Baz Luhrmann tweaks the conventions of the musical genre by mixing a period romance with anachronistic dialogue and songs in the style of his previous Romeo+Juliet (1996).…Read More