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

Hear Lana Del Rey's Contribution to the Jam-Packed 'Gatsby' Soundtrack

Remember Lana Del Rey? She's the chanteuse who twirled, twirled, twirled as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live before her debut album had even been released. She didn't do a super great job at the time, but then her album was released and people were all either "hate it with the fire of a thousand suns" or… » 4/23/13 12:40pm 4/23/13 12:40pm

The New Great Gatsby Trailer: 'I Wish It Could Always Be Like This'

The newest trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is out and it promises more of the same — which is to say absolute art deco gorgeousness from beginning to end. Break out your jeweled headbands and dust off those old bottles of champagne, baby. May 10th is right around the corner and we're headed to petting… » 3/26/13 5:10pm 3/26/13 5:10pm

A Closer Look At The Great Gatsby's Detailed 1920s Costumes

We've already dissected and evaluated the female characters' hair, makeup, and costume choices based on early Great Gatsby images (and that trailer) — now it's time for the men. Brooks Brothers was the "official clothier" for the film, which is costume-designed by Catherine Martin (who won an Oscar for her work on … » 6/07/12 12:55pm 6/07/12 12:55pm

See A Newly Discovered Zelda Fitzgerald Self-Portrait

Here's something cool from the Princeton library: In January of 1927, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald were living in a Los Angeles hotel while Scott worked on a screenplay that would never be produced. A newly discovered telegram — to which Zelda added two quick sketches — sheds some light on a period… » 5/24/12 5:10pm 5/24/12 5:10pm

Gemma Ward In The Great Gatsby: Fantastic Finger Wave Fabulosity!

Here we have a first look at supermodel-turned-actress Gemma Ward, in character as Catherine Wilson on the set of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby. And can we just say, HOLY FINGER-CURLS. We pretty much want everything about this picture. Catherine is the younger sister of Myrtle Wilson, Tom Buchanan's mistress. In… » 11/18/11 1:20pm 11/18/11 1:20pm