Baz Luhrmann Wants Everyone to Get Wasted, Enjoy a ‘Summer of Gatsby’

Having his Words with Friends movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby pushed from a December 2012 release date to this weekend might have been the best thing to happen to Baz Luhrmann, since it’s given him a chance to expatiate on how Gatsby is the ultimate summer movie for the ultimate summer partygoer. You want to… » 5/12/13 1:30pm 5/12/13 1:30pm

The Latest Gatsby TV Spot Features a Menacing Ice Pick, Giant Ice Block

You know what's a really nice way to cool off in the summer? Watching one of your many, many servants chip away from a giant tractor tire of ice so that your mint julep can be nice and chilly. Nobody likes a lukewarm mint julep, least of all Tom Buchanan. Moving The Great Gatsby back to an almost-summer release… » 4/14/13 5:00pm 4/14/13 5:00pm

The New Gatsby Trailer Is All Pensive Leo, Sexified Mulligan, and…

Oh, and Jay-Z. High school required reading never looked so good — it's a spectacle worth waiting for! And wait we will, until May 17th, which is almost my birthday, and so you might think about buying me some tickets. I'd like to go somewhere with fancy food before and decadent cocktails afterwards. In return, I'll… » 12/20/12 10:10am 12/20/12 10:10am

Natalie Portman's Cakeless Vegan Wedding Sounds Lovely

Here are some spooky through-the-bushes pictures of Nat Port's wedding to Benjamin Human Centipede: Full Sequence, which was vegan and Jewish and French and on the Big Sur coast and sounds nice, although I'm not sure about that dress. They had macarons instead of cake, and guests (including Diane Sawyer, Mike Nichols,… » 8/07/12 9:00am 8/07/12 9:00am

The Mulligan-Mumford Muptials Are Apparently Happening Today

It's all happening! Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford (otherwise known as the Sith version of Michelle Williams and Jason Segel) are getting married on top of a mountain, and there's going to be flutes playing and trombones and flowers and garlands of fresh herbs. And they will dance until the sun rises. And then… » 4/21/12 11:00am 4/21/12 11:00am

Can The Great Gatsby Make 3D Seem Sophisticated?

Literary classic The Great Gatsby is not a twisted work of science fiction. It's not an epic fantasy full of made-up creatures, or a gory horror tale designed to scare the crap out of you. But like recent sci-fi, fantasy and horror movies, the new Great Gatsby film will be in 3D. And director Baz Luhrmann thinks it… » 1/17/12 1:55pm 1/17/12 1:55pm

Australia In America: New Yorkers Play Dress Up For Down Under Epic

So Australia » 11/25/08 10:30am 11/25/08 10:30am, Baz Luhrmann's antipodean epic starring Nicole Kidman and the Sexiest Man Alive, has hit the shores of the Northern Hemisphere... specifically at New York's Ziegfeld Theatre. Nicole looked glam. Padma Lakshmi looked infallible. Blake Lively looked adorable. Helena Christensen looked scary. And then…