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
Fresh from his stunt yelling at tweeting Americans, late night host Jimmy Kimmel used his post-Oscars show to preview the last of his YouTube film adaptations of Oscar-nominated movies, this one a spoof the Great Gat...well, it's a spoof of something.
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Poor Leo. Another year of celebrated performances, including The Great Gatsby and Wolf of Wall Street, and still no little golden statue to call his own. Looks like the only thing Leonardo DiCaprio will be taking home with him tonight is a deflated ego and tear-stained tux. Show More Summary
The Great Gatsby? More like the Greatest Gatsby that ever was or ever will be! The film took home the award for Achievement in Production Design at the Oscars tonight, with costume designer Catherine Martin and set decorator Beverly Dunn walking away a pair golden statuettes! Besting the competition of American Hustle, Gravity, Her, and 12 Years [...]
The Great Gatsby just got even greater! The film took home the gold at the Oscars for Best Costume Design, with costume designer Catherine Martin walking away with the prize! Catherine made the 1920s come alive it all its lavish decadence for Baz Luhrmann's visual feast! Her work was seamless! Well, not seamless fashion wise, but you [...]
Cate Blanchett gave us a double preview of her Oscar night glamour when she split her Friday night between two pre-award show bashes. First, Cate visited Rodeo Drive's Walk of Style Awards, where The Great Gatsby's Oscar-nominated costume designer (and Cate's fellow Aussie) Catherine Martin was being honored. Show More Summary
The culture diagrammers at Pop Chart Labs, the company responsible for the Great Gatsby chart and The Cocktail Chart of Film & Literature, have come up with another bit of eye candy for your walls. Behold, A Diagrammatical Dissertation of Opening Lines of Notable Novels, a handy reference guide...
Churchwell has done something almost unimaginable: she has discovered something new and she has written something fresh and revealing about The Great Gatsby.
As we floated away from the Hamptons home, I could see what I had never been able to understand in reading “The Great Gatsby”: This was pretty appealing.
Give us a glided soiree, and we'll give you an entire office of happy SMPers. Throw in a Vera Wang gown, DIYs done oh-so-right and gorgeous imagery from Erin Hearts Court, and well, we are down right thrilled. Overjoyed actually. Because every image sitting pretty in this gallery will leave you aching for more, and you can see…
Lana Del Rey’s fans have something new and exciting to celebrate. After getting an Oscar snub from the Academy Awards for her song “Young and Beautiful” which played in The Great Gatsby, Rey has decided to release a previously unreleased track that’s being described as a “moody anthem” titled “Behind Closed Doors.” Pieces of “Behind... Show More Summary
The 2013 BAFTA awards were given out on Sunday (Feb. 16). Check out all of the winners, from "Gravity" to "American Hustle" to "The Great Gatsby."
[Even after an entire week's worth of flawless looks, NBC's Johnny Weir is still changing the game. Today: glittered headband with matching necklace. Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby sucked because Weir and Tara Lapinski weren't cast. Image via bubbaprog] Read more...
The solitary Execution Rocks Lighthouse in the Long Island Sound guards the way to mansions which inspired The Great Gatsby, but also hides a macabre history of murder. In the middle of Long Island Sound, equidistant from New Rochelle and Port Washington, stands a lighthouse built in the 1850s. Show More Summary
Happy birthday, Isla Fisher! This fit, funny, and fabulous Great Gatsby star turns 38 today. Even though she has her hands full with two little girls and a busy career, Isla makes her healthy lifestyle a priority every day. Here's how...Show More Summary
Time for my annual best movies to inspire travel story. Frankly, there weren’t a lot of movies in 2013 that had a distinct sense of place. And many, like The Great Gatsby, were filmed in a location (Australia, in this case) far away from where the movie is set (Long Island, New York). Show More Summary
In a review of Sarah Churchwell’s Careless People – a “lavish excavation of the real-life milieu whose scandals, frolics and gaudy personalities gave F. Scott Fitzgerald the raw material for The Great Gatsby” — Tom Carson reflects on the utility of such literary history: [H]ow much does this sort of whack-a-mole scholarship add to our understanding […]
Sticking with today's apparent theme of inequality and mobility, here's a rebuttal from Carter Price at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to a recent claim that there is no relationship between inequality and mobility (also, on the "single motherhood"...