Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
The Great Gatsby is a superficially beautiful hunk of a movie with nothing much in common with the spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. show more
An opulent and accurate portrayal of the period that drags too much to stay interesting. show more
The Francis Coppola script and Jack Clayton's direction paint a savagely genteel portrait of an upper class generation that deserved in spades what it got circa 1929 and after. show more
Vincent Canby The New York Times
Nothing that Mr. Clayton does with the actors or with the camera comes close to catching the spirit of Fitzgerald's impatient brilliance. The film transforms "Gatsby" into a period love story that seems to take itself as solemnly as "Romeo and Juliet." show more
Gatsby's sad and curious history has resulted in a dull, dreadful movie. The film is faithful to the letter of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel but entirely misses its spirit. show more
October 03, 2011 noelwinter8
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A wonderful adeotation of F> Scott. Fitzgearold., novel, Staring Robert redford, and mia Farrow.
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