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    To Sleep, Perchance To Dream: Baz Luhrmann Would Love To Make 'Hamlet' With Leonardo DiCaprio

    When Leonardo DiCaprio first worked with Baz Luhrmann, he was barely old enough to drink. Seventeen years and three Oscar nominations later, DiCaprio’s long-awaited second collaboration with Luhrmann comes out this weekend and it sees them taking on yet another classic work of literature together. A...

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    Review Roundup: 'The Great Gatsby' A Swooning But Excessive Piece of Cinema (TRAILER)

    The reviews are in for Baz Luhrmann's epically mounted display of bacchanalia "The Great Gatsby," which opens in the US on Friday before premiering again at Cannes on May 15. As expected, the film is incredibly divisive.

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    Critics Aren't Dazzled By 'Gatsby': A Recap of the Reviews So Far

    A handful of reviews are in for "The Great Gatsby," which opens in just a few days on May 10 and kicks off the Cannes Film Festival on May 15. Pushed back six months from its original December release, Baz Luhrmann's glimmering 3D adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel has garnered as m...

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    Review: 'The Great Gatsby' Is A Decadently Empty Tale Of Empty Decadence & Impossible Love

    The distinctive, vista-obsessed movies of Baz Luhrmann are nothing if not stylish, generally flamboyant and lavish in their candy-colored visual treatments. Subtlety has never been of much interest to the Australian filmmaker who has leaned heavily on melodrama and romantic fairy tales told in a pas...

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    REVIEW: Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' Wows with Audacious 3-D Visuals, Sags Dramatically

    "The Great Gatsby" is a guilty pleasure, a swirling, audacious piece of cinema --in 3-D!--that could prove a crowdpleaser for young audiences. Set during the Roaring Twenties, the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel has been a fave of high school and college kids for decades. It plays young, partly be...

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    LISTEN: 'Great Gatsby' Soundtrack Features Beyonce, Lana Del Rey and More; Watch Live Stream Red Carpet Premiere (VIDEO)

    The soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," which premiered on May 1 in NYC, is available to stream online, featuring Beyonce, Lana Del Rey and more.

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    Baz Luhrmann Wants You To Celebrate 'The Great Gatsby' All Summer, Says 3D Is “Poetic Glue”

    If yesterday's jazzy cover of Beyoncé's “Crazy in Love” by ever-present vocalist Emeli Sande and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra had you sashaying instead of scratching your head, “The Great Gatsby” director Baz Luhrmann would like your help. We already know the film's going to have an absolutely thumping...

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    Baz Luhrmann's Despair, Drive and Gamble Behind 'The Great Gatsby'

    The making of "The Great Gatsby," the opening night film at Cannes, and the struggles and successes that Aussie director Baz Luhrmann faced during production are the subject of THR's latest cover story.

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    CinemaCon: Warner Bros. Reveals Slate Led by Nolan/Snyder 'Man of Steel,' 'Pacific Rim,' 'Gatsby'

    Warner Bros. believes in franchises, none more than Superman, which studio chief Jeff Robinov has been struggling to reboot for some time now--after audiences protested Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns." Thus "Man of Steel" was the high point of the 90-year-old studio's CinemaCon presentation this w...

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    Listen: Jake Gyllenhaal Reads 'The Great Gatsby' Movie Tie-In Audiobook

    It seems Hollywood is in the full blown grip of F. Scott Fitzgerald fever, or they're at least reading "The Great Gatsby" again. Of course, there is Baz Luhrmann's ambitious adaptation dropping next month, but if you're looking to catch up with the source material without having to actually read any...

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