Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby Looks to be Missing the Point

I know it’s a crime against my sex, but I hated Moulin Rouge. Or, more accurately, I hated the first half of Moulin Rouge and then resented the fact that the second half was actually pretty good and wished the whole movie had been more sad drunken singing and less frantic can-can glitter singing. The … Continue reading Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby Looks to be Missing the Point

Toby Maguire is the Nick We Need, Not the Nick We Want

The Great Gatsby's first trailer came out this week, and while people are rightfully disappointed and dismayed by a lot of the elements they saw in those brief two minutes, the casting of Toby Maguire as narrator Nick Carraway shouldn't be one of them. The general consensus seems to be that Joseph Gordon-Levitt would have … Continue reading Toby Maguire is the Nick We Need, Not the Nick We Want