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The Great Gatsby

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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A would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits.
Title: The great Gatsby
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]
Edition: Rental ed..
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
1 videodisc (142 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Summary: A would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits.
Audience: MPAA rating PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language.
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Statement of Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures in association with A&E Television a Bazmark, Red Wagon Entertainment production ; producer, Baz Luhrmann ... [et. al.] ; written by Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce ; directed by Baz Luhrmann
Credits: Music, Craig Armstrong ; editors, Matt Villa, Jason Ballantine, Jonathan Remond ; director of photography, Simon Duggan.
Performers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Clarke.
System Details: DVD, region 1, dual-layer, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Language: English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Headings: First loves Drama. Married women Drama. Long Island (N.Y.) Drama. Rich people Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Topical Term: First loves
Married women
Rich people
Publisher No: 3000052025
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Sep 16, 2014
  • kendalliah rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Completely missed the mark, and the entire point of the book. Save yourself 3 hours and the headache from watching the weird and unneccesary CGI.

Sep 13, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Great sets and good cast. I just never "got" Gatsby and never liked the story but movie was worth watching any way.

Sep 12, 2014
  • SandyBlank rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This was not a good remake. Decaprio couldn't pull it off. Redford still rules Gatsby. The other characters were much the same, not comparable to the original performances. I believe this was a flop. The scenery and costumes were excellent, just the performances were lacking.

Sep 09, 2014
  • jkovacs rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this very much. Baz Lurhmann is a master at what he does, making the costumes and music almost as characters in the film. Beautifully done and captivating.

Jul 21, 2014
  • CATLIN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Loved this film! Not only was the story great, the actors born to the roles, but the sets were breath takingly opulent! Spendid movie!

Jul 20, 2014
  • Palomino rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

It did not work and I did not like it. All the characters were annoying and the lovers had no chemistry at all, horrible, and it wasn't trying in any way to be believable, everything was fake and stage-y (exactly like watching a musical, but it wasn't). Yet I did like it, it was very grand and stylish. I suspect this movie would be better watched while at a party, overtired, or under the influence of something.

Jun 05, 2014
  • sunshine944 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really don't think they were going for a remake of the old classic and for it to be scene as a classic. It's a modern take done in Hollywood with todays twist of music, art and portraying the story.

Jun 03, 2014
  • Kelly196 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

While there were other versions of this movie made, this one (2013) had an up beat pace to it. I found this release very enjoyable and entertaining.

May 12, 2014
  • catinthehat17 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Expecting a classic type movie, I'm a bit baffled (and disappointed really) after viewing this film which, had I been on my own, would've been turned off. Having said that I was sort of sucked in for the ride and although quite interesting in delivery, I wouldn't recommend. Regret not reading the comments below, lesson learned....

May 05, 2014
  • Idontwantausername2 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This version does not follow the story so if you haven't read the book you would think this is correct. The music is all wrong and there is so much glitz you don't even want to keep watching. I did think the Tom Buchanan character was good for the script they gave him, he pulled it off. Otherwise, nobody was as good as in the Redford version.

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Jan 04, 2014
  • glenneaton rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Oct 28, 2013
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Oct 28, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Jordan Baker (of Gatsby): "He's an Oxford man." Tom Buchanan: "Like hell he is! He wears a goddamned pink suit!"

Oct 23, 2013
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Nick Carraway: Stocks reached record peaks, and Wall Street boomed a steady golden roar. The parties were bigger, the shows were broader, the buildings were higher, the models were looser, and the ban on alcohol had backfired. Making the liquor cheaper. Wall Street was luring the young and ambitious, and I was one of them.

Oct 23, 2013
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Here lies the center of the Gatsby's madness: Nick Carraway: You can't repeat the past.

Jay Gatsby: Can't repeat the past?

Nick Carraway: No...

Jay Gatsby: Why, of course you can... of course you can.

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Jul 15, 2013
  • libguy_1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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