The Great Gatsby... IN 3D!

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  • Tom_Servo 10 Jan 2011 15:09:55 18,082 posts
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    Not sure what 3D would bring to the table for Gatsby, apart from Myrtle FLYING OUT THE SCREEN.
  • Whizzo 10 Jan 2011 15:14:44 43,604 posts
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    Dear Hollywood,

    Please get over your obsession with 3D, just because Avatar made lots of money doesn't mean everything in 3D will.

    Signed pretty much everyone who goes to the cinema

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  • coastal 10 Jan 2011 15:16:52 5,392 posts
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    fuck, Oliver Stone's turned into Walter Matthau

    bf3: sergeant_shaftoe

  • Deleted user 10 January 2011 15:19:26
    Baz Luhrmann ftw.

    If someone said "Romeo and Juliet in 3D" you'd laugh, but I can imgaine Luhrmann's version working well in 3D.

    Not that I'm any fan of 3D, but the source material is kind irrelevent when it comes to this guy.

    Sounds exciting as a concept btw, although I still quite like the idea of Scorsese doing Gatsby a la Entourage.
  • Tom_Servo 19 Jun 2012 23:40:29 18,082 posts
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    I'm very late to this, but no one else has linked to it so here's the trailer. Could go either way, I reckon.
  • Tom_Servo 2 Jan 2013 15:27:14 18,082 posts
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    Jay-Z is doing the score. Which would actually work if they'd set it in the modern-day, but they haven't, so I can't see it really fitting.

    I think if this was an original screenplay I'd be quite interested, but it just doesn't seem like The Great Gatsby to me.
  • morriss 5 Jan 2013 10:47:18 71,284 posts
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    Best book ever written.
  • TopDrawer 6 Jan 2013 13:53:29 17 posts
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    I honestly think Toby Macguire is an awful actor. Just seeing his face winds me up a treat.

    I absolutely adored the book but I don't have high hopes for this.

    A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men.

  • Youthist 8 Jun 2013 08:34:53 10,538 posts
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    Saw this yesterday. Dicaprio and McGuire do their best and are as reliable and watchable as ever, but overall the director is all over the place with it. Some great scenes but very a haphazard film overall.

    "Good chess players think one move ahead. Great chess players think two or three moves ahead."

  • localnotail 8 Jun 2013 12:21:57 23,084 posts
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    The design is lovely, but the story lacked any depth really. Not sure what I would've made of it without being familiar with the book.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • TarickStonefire 8 Jun 2013 13:43:12 3,784 posts
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    Wow so it actually is in 3D?

    It's a great trailer, knowing the book, and DiCaprio looks great yet again (Maguire annoys me too, that stupid "who, me? I'm so na´ve!" smile that seems to be his main act), but I don't want to sit through it, bad memories of TGG after having to do it at school, eurgh, borrrrrring! ;)

    I do frown at those obvious CG recreations of eras gone by. Some of the shots in there had a very similar feel to those new Star War films.

    Edited by TarickStonefire at 13:44:17 08-06-2013

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