Will this version of ‘Gatsby’ finally be great?
Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in the Warner Bros. movie “The Great Gatsby.”
Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel “The Great Gatsby” has had a long, never entirely satisfying history of film adaptations since the book was published in 1925.
In fact, Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s latest, which opens Friday, is the sixth attempt to bring this story of the Roaring Twenties, doomed romance, class warfare, underworld crime and decadence to widely praised cinematic life.
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am.