• Thoughts on the Great Gatsby trailer Well, it’s here. The first glimpse of Baz Luhrman’s film adaptation of a novel that, upon publication, sold very few copies and was essentially out of print at the time of the author’s death. Initial reaction: it looks bad ass. Huge extravagant automobiles swerving under the subway in Queens, martinis and champagne flowing, spilling everywhere, […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 23, 2012
  • Isla Fisher to Play Myrtle in GATSBY So Baz Luhrmann (an Australian) is remaking a film adaptation of THE GREAT GATSBY, which was last filmed in the 1974 and featured Robert Redford as Gatsby (in an amazing pink seersucker suit). By any standard imaginable, the seventies version of this film was an epic — even historic — failure, which begs the question:  can […] Literary Man 0 Comments April 19, 2011