Despite any reservations our tenth-grade American Literature teacher may have, The Great Gatsby's second trailer has arrived, and this one is just as big, seductive, and filled with Pixy Stix technicolor goodness as the first one. Baz Lurhmann, who specializes in that exact moment where intensity turns into freneticism, has demonstrated his no-holds-barred approach to the Fitzgerald classic, with can-can dancers, classic Rolls-Royces zooming around at high speeds, and a roiling, anachronistic soundtrack (a Lurhmann trademark).
Purists beware: Leo DiCaprio's Gatsby isn't the slightly off, oddly aloof figure from the book. Instead, he's an impeccably dressed socialite with a braggadocio only Leo knows how to do, but Luhrmann manages to tease the brooding vibe from the duo's previous collaboration Romeo + Juliet out a bit, too. And Carey Mulligan? She plays right into Luhrmann's feast of the senses. The entire production seems, at first glance, totally over-the-top, ridiculous, and totally, totally amazing to look at.
Needless to say, we'll see you in theaters when The Great Gatsby opens on May 10, 2013.
We have a theory that many celebrity rumors turn out to be true, and it seems we just might be right. Back in November, the gossip mills started going crazy over the news that Tom Cruise and Laura Prepon went on a romantic date together. Their reps were quick to squelch the idea, but that might have been nothing more than read
The Clinton dynasty is getting a little bigger. Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she's pregnant. She's expecting her first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky.
Chelsea broke the news to an audience at the Clinton Foundation's "No Ceilings: The Full Participation" conference. "I just want to thank all of you for read