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Leonardo Dicaprio Put Off By Earlier Great Gatsby Film

16th June 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio didn't like the 1974 version of 'The Great Gatsby'.The actor takes the lead role of Jay Gatsby in Baz Luhrmann's updated adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fizgerald book, but admits he was...

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So, Why Did Leonardo Dicaprio Get Knocked Back By Cara Delevingne?

By Michael West | 28th May 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio has certainly racked up an impressive number of supermodel girlfriends over the years, though British Burberry star Cara Delevingne isn't one of them. According to The Sun newspaper, Cara snubbed the Hollywood A-lister...

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Screw The Reviews, F Scott Fitzgerald's Granddaughter "Loves" Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby

By Contributor | 16th May 2013

Stuff what the critics are saying, if you’re pleasing the granddaughter of the person who wrote the original novel then your film’s a-ok. That’s what Baz Luhrmann will be clinging on to (well, that and...

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A Week In Movies: Fast And Furious 6 Fires Off In London, Jackman Talks Wolverine And Baz Luhrmann's Spectacular Great Gatsby Hits Screens

By Staff Writer | 10th May 2013

The big cinematic event this week was the world premiere in London of Fast & Furious 6, which brought the film's stars out on the red carpet. With the city in the background, Vin Diesel,...

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It Seems Women Could Rescue Baz Luhrmann’S ‘The Great Gatsby’

By Michael West | 10th May 2013

This wasn’t in the script. Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tale of the roaring twenties, The Great Gatsby, was one of the most anticipated movies of the year. With a huge budget,...

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Is 'The Great Gatsby' A Triumph Or The Biggest Disappointment Of The Year So Far?

By Joe Wilde | 10th May 2013

The Great Gatsby is often lauded as being one of the greatest stories told in modern times and one that has been incorporated by Hollywood studios to ensure bums on seats time after time, but...

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Tobey Maguire 'Got Excited' About Playing Great Gatsby's Nick Carraway [Video]

By Michael West | 7th May 2013

Tobey Maguire says he was genuinely excited about playing Nick Carraway in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, despite the intense pressure. "I was thrilled. It's certainly one of the great iconic American novels. I don't...

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Carey Mulligan Discusses Her 'Daunting' Role In The Great Gatsby [Video]

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th May 2013

In a brand new interview, Brit-actress Carey Mulligan discussed her latest role in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby. In it, she discusses how "daunting" the whole experience of...

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"The Great Gatsby" May Just Be One Of 2013'S Best And Biggest

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th May 2013

The upcoming release of the highly anticipated The Great Gatsby, due to hit theatres on May 10th and the Cannes Film Festival on the 15th, will see Carey Mulligan in what is arguably her first...

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Gatsby, Iron Man 3 Or World War Z? Your Summer Movie Guide 2013

By Michael West | 3rd May 2013

Summer's here! But forget about getting your beach towel ready or planning your trip around Europe, because you've got one hell of a movie season to negotiate. Movie fans around the United States lined up...

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'The Great Gatsby' Could Be The Most Visually Stunning Movie In Years [Pictures]

By Michael West | 30th April 2013

Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in The Great GatsbyBaz Luhrmann appears to have done it again. The Australian director has long been known for his visually arresting movies, Romeo...

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Cannes Jury Boasts Stellar Line-up Featuring Nicole Kidman And Ang Lee

By Hayley Avron | 24th April 2013

This year’s Cannes jury boasts some high profile talent, spanning eight different nationalities. The Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is perhaps the best known of the line-up and she will be joined by the Austrian actor...

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Carey Mulligan On Her Great Gatsby Character, "She's Like A Kardashian"

By Michael West | 16th April 2013

Carey Mulligan beat out a slew of Hollywood's finest actresses to land the coveted role of Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's hugely anticipated Great Gatsby movie. Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Michelle Williams had to...

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The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Features Jazz And Hip-hop Hybrid Courtesy Of Jay Z

By Hayley Avron | 15th March 2013

Does Jay Z ever find time to sleep? As if collaborating with Justin Timberlake, preparing for a joint tour (also with JT) and being daddy to Blue Ivy Carter wasn’t enough, it’s now been announced,...

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The Great Gatsby Scheduled To Open Cannes Film Festival

By Joe Wilde | 12th March 2013

Baz Luhrmann's Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan-staring re-boot of The Great Gatsby will open this year's Cannes Film Festival, the festival's organisers revealed yesterday (March 11), giving the movie a premiere fitting of the affluent...

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"I'm A Little Drained" - Leonardo Dicaprio Taking A Break From Acting?

By Hayley Avron | 22nd January 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio might currently be enjoying the glory of Oscar-nominated Django Unchained. And he may shortly be hitting our screens in the highly anticipated Baz Luhrman adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Apparently, though, DiCaprio wants...

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Delayed Version Of The Great Gatsby Will Feature Jay Z Score

By Hayley Avron | 3rd January 2013

Jay Z and his producer The Bullitts are working on the musical score to The Great Gatsby.And they’d better get a move on because the film’s due out in May, after being delayed to ensure...

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Is Jay Z Writing 'The Great Gatsby' Score?

By Contributor | 2nd January 2013

Baz Luhrmann’s take on English literary classic The Great Gatsby is already spinning into the tens and tens of millions of dollars thanks to an ambitious aesthetic direction, a stellar cast of star names and...

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The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2013

By Staff Writer | 24th December 2012

As always, we'll need to sift through a vast number of sequels and remakes to find something original next year. But here are a few things worth looking forward to. Of course, release dates are...

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The Great Gatsby Trailer No.2: Suave And Glitzy Effort From Baz Luhrmann

By Hayley Avron | 20th December 2012

A Scene From Baz Luhrmann's Forthcoming 3-D Adaptation Of The Great GatsbyThe new trailer for The Great Gatsby has now emerged. Originally, Baz Luhrmann's glitzy take on F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel was intended for...

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10 Of The Best Big Budget Film Trailers For 2013

By Holly Williams | 26th November 2012

Next year looks set to be a seminal year for movies. Forget sequels and the so-called impending apocalypse; 2013 is all about beginnings as we discover the dubious past of 'The Wizard of Oz' in...

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‘Les Miserables’ To Battle Tarantino’S Django Unchained On Christmas Day

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th September 2012

Looks like Universal Pictures mean business. The studio has pushed the release of ‘Les Miserables’ from December 14, to December 25. Interestingly, the decision was made after Universal got the final cut from director Tom...

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