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Tweet Pick: In honor of his birthday, name your 3 favorite Shakespeare plays. Mine are (not in order!): Great Gatsby, Shakespeare in Love, Titanic. - @MPasset

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In honor of his birthday, name your 3 favorite Shakespeare plays. Mine are (not in order!): Great Gatsby, Shakespeare in Love, Titanic.

Great Gatsby Wedding in California

If ever there was a wedding theme that will most definitely stand the test of time...it just might be the Great Gatsby. With the romantic silhouettes, the nod to all things luxury and the focus on pure, unfiltered fun. So when Enjoy Events Co. got their hands on this next beauty, they took Gatbsy Gorgeousness…

Reverend’s Report: Godzilla, Gatsby & Greatness at TCM Fest 2014

The 5th annual TCM Classic Film Festival, which just concluded April 13th in Hollywood, also marked the 20th anniversary of cineastes’ cable channel of choice. True to form, the four-day event celebrated blockbusters and little-seen treasures as well as actors and filmmakers from the silent era through the 1960’s. Show More Summary

Comedy Crush: Sara Benincasa, Comedian and Author

Sara Benincasa is an award-winning comedian and author of "Great", a modern gender swapped retelling of "The Great Gatsby".

'The Great Gatsby' Director Baz Luhrmann Eyes 'Kung Fu' Adaptation

If a deal is made, the filmmaker will rewrite the script by Rich Wilkes for this Universal Pictures action drama. [...]

Carey Mulligan & Helena Bonham-Carter: “Suffragette” Sisters

Bringing an end to the work week, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham-Carter took to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London for their new movie “Suffragette” today (April 11). The “Great Gatsby” gal and the “Fight Club” star were...Show More Summary

If You Make a Wedding Video Like This You Are Actually Insane

There is a new Viral Wedding Video out there, from a San Francisco couple named Bambo and Janice, who decided to announce the date of their wedding (Saturday July, 12!) with a "trailer" that involves a helicopter and Great Gatsby quotes. There is absolutely no reason to do this. Read more...

Frisky Q&A: Great Author Sara Benincasa Talks Young Adult Fiction, Zelda Fitzgerald & Women In Comedy

A show of hands: who had to read The Great Gatsby in school? Most of us, right? You’re probably overly familiar with the tale of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan, if not from high school English class then from the Baz Luhrman spectacle in theaters this past summer. I hope you still have room in [...]

New YA Book "Great" is a Gender-Swapped Retelling of "The Great Gatsby"

Riffing off her high school love of The Great Gatsby, comedian Sara Benincasa penned a female-focused retelling for teens. Sara Benincasa is a comedian and writer who I first met at the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston a few years ago. Show More Summary

‘The Great Gatsby’: Trailer For ‘The Xpose’ Lifts Heavily From Luhrmann Film

Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is getting the Bollywood treatment. OK, not really. But that is almost what it looks like in the trailer for The Xpose, which is scheduled for release on May 24. But it’s not just The Great Gatsby that is serving as “inspiration” for this Bollywood thriller. Several Indian publications have

5 Travel Destinations For Fans of The Great Gatsby

The glitz and glamour of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is hard not to love. Whether you swoon over Jay Gatsby's over-the-top parties or his love for Daisy Buchanan, one thing that certainly stands out is the beauty of where it all takes place. Show More Summary

Is Snooki Planning A ‘Jersey Shore’ Wedding?

Jersey Shore, beware…Snooki and Jonnie are trying to bring Jersey Shore back for an encore performance. Snooki, real name Nicole Elizabeth Polizzi, is planning a Great Gatsby themed wedding in the fall. Snooki is engaged to Jionni LaValle, who is the father of her son, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle. The pair are also rumored to be...

'The Great Gatsby' Meets 'Cloud Atlas' on 'Jupiter Ascending' Posters

A new trailer for Jupiter Ascending, the latest sci-fi endeavor from Andy & Lana Wachowski, should be arriving anytime now. In the meantime, the first posters for the hopeful summer blockbuster have arrived, and they're not all that convincing. Show More Summary

Michelle Williams Makes A Huge Splash On The Great White Way As Sally Bowles In Cabaret!

Life is a Cabaret and Michelle Williams is a star!! After getting Liza Minelli's blessing, The Great Gatsby star took the role of Sally Bowles and ran with it! The actress-turned-Broadway-star made her debut in the opening preview of Cabaret on Sunday evening at Studio 54, and it looks like she brought the house down! Just look at [...]

2013 Most Valuable Blockbuster – #7 ‘Monsters University’ Vs. #10 ‘Thor: The Dark World’; #2 ‘Frozen’ Vs. #15 ‘The Great Gatsby

The fourth of four posts today in Deadline’s Most Valuable Blockbuster tournament. The subsequent rounds will play out next week. Other Matchups: #1 ‘Iron Man 3? Vs. #16 ‘The Conjuring’ #3 ‘Despicable Me 2? Vs. #14 Star Trek Into Darkness’ #4 ‘Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug’ Vs. Show More Summary

Great games have great stories, passion, says MySpace co-founder (Video)

Candy Crush Saga, Ridiculous Fishing, Panda Pop and Bingo Blingo may not sound as literary as The Great Gatsby or The Sound and the Fury. But at their cores, great mobile games and books share the same content — compelling stories or plots that draw in the user. "Puzzle games really interest me. Show More Summary

Carey Mulligan: Back to Work on “Suffragette” Set

Hard at work on her upcoming movie, Carey Mulligan filmed scenes for “Suffragette” in London on Thursday (March 12). The “Great Gatsby” star donned a black peacoat with a purple hat and a scarf as she rehearsed her lines in between scenes. Directed...Show More Summary

Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Carter Price: Yes, Inequality and Mobility Are Linked. Why Would You Ever Imagine Otherwise?

Over at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Carter Price: A response to another attack on the Great Gatsby curve—and can we call it the “line to serfdom” instead?: "Scott Winship and Donald Schneider attack the Great Gatsby curve, which illustrates the relationship between economic inequality and mobility.... Show More Summary

A Response to Another Attack on the Great Gatsby Curve

WCEG: A response to another attack on the Great Gatsby curve—and can we call it the “line to serfdom” instead? By Carter Price: Let me apologize up front for this wonky post. In a piece of analysis posted last month,...

Is Trigger Warning Mania the Terrifying Future of Activism?

Do you remember what your high-school English teacher said to your class before assigning The Great Gatsby? Did she call it the Great American Novel? Did he urge you to pay attention to the green light? However your teacher introduced the book, I’m guessing it wasn’t like this: “Trigger warning: suicide, domestic abuse, graphic violence.” … Read More

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