Most of you already know that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is my favorite novel. I’ve made a custom out of reading it once a year, so I just had to go see the movie on the night it premiered here in Constanta.
And I wasn’t dissapointed.
Baz Luhrmann managed to produce a movie with strange qualities, most of which will appeal only to those who have read and loved Fitzgerald’s novel. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, most producers are maybe too keen to leave their own mark, to change things and show us what they see. Luhrmann shows us how this decade sees this classic novel, how our decade sees decadence and opulence and slowly peels off all the greedy, dark layers of human nature in this modern world. Continue reading
How difficult is it to take a decision? One you’ll never take back? What if you’d know where that decision is going to take you?
Mr. Nobody ( as opposed to my short story) is a 2009 movie starring Jared Leto as Nemo Nobody, a 118 years old man telling a reporter all about the labyrinth of decisions that is his life. Continue reading
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Hellena Bonham Carter, and Tom Hooper, the director of The King’s Speech. Honestly, what more can you ask? Continue reading
The best way to describe Project X is by using the following analogy: Cloverfield with lots of alcohol, music, and less blood.
M. Night Shyamalan has become synonymous with twist endings. And he also produced and directed some really great movies along the years. But this has changed. This is the story of Shyamalan’s rise and fall. Continue reading
If you didn’t know already, Baz Luhrmann is producing and directing a new film version of The Great Gatsby. Set to be released on 25th of December 2012, the movies stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, and Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan. Continue reading