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St. Paul shaped “The Great Gatsby” and other novels by a writer best known for his time in France.
Palazzo di Mare contains a private ocean beach, six bedrooms and astonishing finishes. Currently owned by the widow of Bill Nicholson (who co-founded Retail Grocery Inventory Service, or RGIS, the inventory tracking system widely used across the country), it will auction to the highest bidder on April 30, courtesy of DeCaro Luxury Auctions...
The tragic and untimely passing of Prince has sent shockwaves through the entertainment community. His influence seemed to touch upon people from all walks of life, and as such, a diverse pool of individuals have come forward to talk about his or her own experiences with the legendary performer. Show More Summary
Director Baz Luhrmann reveals why the song didn't make into the film.
Baz Luhrmamn's soundtrack for 2013's The Great Gatsby is a wonderful mélange of artists across various genres, ranging from Jack White, The xx, Beyoncé, to Florence + the Machine. One musician, though, was also poised to join F. Scott Fitzgerald's musical posse: The Purple One himself. In conversation with Nelson ... More »
In legend, F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked to Ernest Hemingway, "The rich are different than you and me." To which Hemingway supposedly replied, "Yes -- they have more money." For once, the author of The Great Gatsby -- that classic novel of corrosive wealth -- got the best of Hemingway. Show More Summary
Located on an estate in the heart of the land of “Great Gatsby” just outside New York City, Long Island University’s Post campus, LIU Post, has remained a fine institution for higher arts education. In performing arts alone, the school provides students with over 250 opportunities to perform, host, or exhibit their craft annually. Show More Summary
You might recall Elizabeth from playing Jordan Baker in Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby. She’s getting a lot of press lately thanks to The Night Manager, as well, and yes, if you’re wondering, she IS as tall as this makes her look (she’s 6’2?): She recently worked with Cate Blanchett, and I wonder if a little Read More...
Is it the dream of many a high school student to shred Fitzgerald’s novel?
When it comes to judging classic works, sometimes context is everything. It reminds me of when the Baz Luhrman film of The Great Gatsby came out and it became customary to deride the novel as old-fashioned, flawed, and politically wrong. Show More Summary
missmonsterjeep is selling heart-shaped confetti cut from the pages of The Great Gatsby. Have a wedding item for sale? Post it with pictures in the Weddingbee Classifieds, and you might see it featured on the blog! Other great items for … read more
British cinematographer Douglas Slocombe, who filmed the Nazi invasion of Poland and went on to work with Steven Spielberg on the "Indiana Jones" films, has died at the age of 103, his daughter told AFP. He died Monday morning in a hospital in London, Georgina Slocombe said. Show More Summary
“(The Great Gatsby) is often considered the greatest American novel of the 20th century—I waver on that sometimes but I love the beauty of its writing, its tabloid immediacy, the high body count, its modernistic touches, the relentless drama put into its novella-length form.” Bret Easton Ellis’s top ten favorite books doesn’t include many surprises, but it’s […]
This rare classic La Jolla oceanfront home evokes a roaring '20s era feel à la The Great Gatsby and is listed by Willis Allen Real Estate. Most importantly, this oceanfront site was one of the first chosen when the Lower Hermosa neighborhood was developed...
How classics can be reinvigorated with guidance, such as Maureen Corrigan's 'So We Read On', her "personal excursion" into 'The Great Gatsby'. Contrasted against Patton Oswalt's Night Café concept. Column by Bart Bishop Not all love is at first sight. Show More Summary
“How is it possible that the New Yorker of 2016 remains to this day the readily identifiable descendant of a magazine that came into being in the same year that F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby and Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five cut their first records—and how does it retain so much of […]
The name Baz Luhrmann is everything to fans of Strictly Ballroom, the 1996 Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and, most recently, The Great Gatsby. Now, the man who co-wrote and directed all of the above is bringing his stylish sensibilities...Show More Summary
Visionary director Baz Luhrman is known for bringing gorgeous movies like Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby to life, and judging by the trailer for his new Netflix series, The Get Down, the show will be equally as beautiful. Luhrman's...Show More Summary
It’s quite a leap from Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby to the South Bronx of the ’70s, but that’s the leap that Baz Luhrmann is taking with Netflix for his firs TV series, The Get Down. The Get Down is about the birth of outlying music genres – hip hop, punk, disco – and … Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Goes Hip-Hop Sizzle Reel: The Get Down! ?