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The Great Gatsby is a Big Hit

Despite mixed reviews it's predicted to earn $55 million this weekend.

by Anonymousreply 3105/16/2013

I never get The Great Gatsby....why is it so great?

by Anonymousreply 105/11/2013

I filmed a cameo that I hope made it into the film. I stuck my black dick in Leo and Toby's hole and made them push out the cum.

by Anonymousreply 205/11/2013

OMG! r2, the hilarity!

by Anonymousreply 305/11/2013

It will make all its money this weekend out of curiosity, and then it will be over.

by Anonymousreply 405/11/2013

That's respectable but it won't have legs.

by Anonymousreply 505/11/2013

Baz is now hollywood royalty. He is the new SPeilberg.

by Anonymousreply 605/11/2013

"Mixed reviews" is the polite way, overly polite in this instance, to say bad reviews. It gets a lousy 48% on Rotten Tomatoes, it's an outright critical failure.

by Anonymousreply 705/11/2013

[quote]It will make all its money this weekend out of curiosity, and then it will be over.

Exactly. After theatre-goers see how shitty it is, they'll tell all of their friends not to waste their money. Expect a huge drop next weekend.

by Anonymousreply 805/11/2013

It's a pile of shit.

by Anonymousreply 905/11/2013

Steve Carrel can't get a break. His magician movie fared very poorly at the box office. I just can't see the appeal of the material. I know magicians in the '20s is probably a potent allegory for the time, but I can't believe it would still hold up to today's situations no matter how much star power, glitter and pop music you throw at it.

by Anonymousreply 1005/11/2013

Of course, it's low brow Rap'n'Bling shit of generation obnoxious brain dead ghettocentric hipsters, they'd love it.

by Anonymousreply 1105/11/2013

Bang bang!

by Anonymousreply 1205/12/2013

Oh yeah, R4 ?

Well, they said we would flop big time on the first week end, and we didn't! I'm still a golden boy!

Screw you guys, I'm going home and I'm still the king of the world!

by Anonymousreply 1305/14/2013

Saw it this weekend, loved it! Visually impressive and well-acted.

by Anonymousreply 1405/14/2013

Me too R14. Liked it.

by Anonymousreply 1505/14/2013

Me three...

Enjoyed it a lot. I have a feeling some critics had made their decision in advance.

by Anonymousreply 1605/14/2013

So it turned out well? I'd like to see it.

by Anonymousreply 1705/14/2013

Well, R17, it depends on who you are asking.

Personnally, I thought it was well made and faithful to the spirit of the book.

But if you have issues with Luhrmann's style and exuberance, you might find it noisy, garish, vulgar, etc.

No denying the actors all do a good job, though.

by Anonymousreply 1805/14/2013

Leonardo Dicaprio is the new Tom Cruise in that he will have a decades-long career of leading roles in blockbuster movies.

by Anonymousreply 1905/14/2013

If you like crappy movies.

by Anonymousreply 2005/14/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2105/14/2013

Should Baz get 'Catcher in the Rye'?

by Anonymousreply 2205/14/2013

R10, that might be about rat-face Steve Carrel and not the material he chooses. I can't stand him and know plenty of others who feel the same way.

by Anonymousreply 2305/14/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2405/14/2013

The stars have certainly been promoting the film hard.

by Anonymousreply 2505/14/2013

There's so much wrong with the movie it isn't funny but, thanks to Fitzgerald, the story remains gripping and the ending generates feeling. Considering the crap Hollywood churns out regularly, that's saying something. But I'll stick with the Redford movie in the future.

by Anonymousreply 2605/14/2013

I saw in on Monday in 3D and the film is fantastic, just the kind of film you'd expect from this director.

by Anonymousreply 2705/15/2013

What a piece of shit. I kept looking at my watch. Admittedly a pretty piece of fluff. I've talked to a lot of people who won't watch it because Leo is in it, similar to why people won't watch Tammy Cruise . He has the charisma of a wet dishrag.

by Anonymousreply 2805/15/2013

I'm interested in what Luhrmann puts out, but i've always had a problem with the source material.

The book just wasn't that memorable to me, and the Redford/Farrow film was damn near narcoleptic.

by Anonymousreply 2905/15/2013

And now, they have passed Iron Man 3 on Wednesday!

I know, only for a day. And not for the total gross. And IM3 was out for longer.

But still, it is not the failure some critics were a little too joyfully anticipating.

by Anonymousreply 3005/16/2013

My favorite reviewer quote--- sorry, don't remember where I read it.

"Watching a Baz L. movie is like being trapped in an elevator with the entire Ringling Bros. circus."

by Anonymousreply 3105/16/2013
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