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First Trailer for Martin Scorsese’s THE WOLF OF WALL STREET Starring Leonardo DiCaprio

The Wolf of Wall Street Leonardo DiCaprio - CopySo greed is good again, huh?  The first trailer for Paramount Pictures Martin Scorsese directed The Wolf of Wall Street has been released online.  The film, based on the memoir of Jordan Belfort (who was convicted of crimes related to stock market manipulation), stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the young stockbroker indicted in 1998 to spend 22 months in jail after charges of money laundering and security fraud.  The trailer, appropriately played under Kanye West’s Black Skinhead off his Yeezus album, unexpectedly highlights much of the film’s lightheartedness and all-star cast- and some surprising dance moves provided by Leo.  The Wolf of Wall Street will be hitting theaters just in time to kick off the awards season, so hit the jump to check out the trailer! Read the rest of this entry

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Review: THE GREAT GATSBY

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When Australian director Baz Luhrmann signed on to helm the fifth film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s acclaimed American classic, fans and critics alike were both excited and weary.  Similar to his work on Moulin Rouge!, Luhrmann gives The Great Gatsby his signature over-the-top shimmering and colorful cinematic style accompanied by an electric and eccentric soundtrack.  Read the rest of this entry

New Extended TV Spot for THE GREAT GATSBY Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, & Carey Mulligan

The Great Gatsby DiCaprio MulliganA brand new extended TV spot for director Baz Luhrmann‘s much anticipated adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatbsy has been released online.  Once again, the new spot focuses in on the film’s contemporary soundtrack while showcasing many of the livlier moments of the film.  While I’m not necessarily a big fan of Fergie – her song plays over the trailer – I have been a fan of much of the music from other trailers.  The film is only three weeks away, so look for more Gatsby in the coming weeks.  Hit the jump to check it out and leave your thoughts in the comments section! Read the rest of this entry

Three New Posters for Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, & Joel Edgerton

The Great Gatsby Bachchan Maguire DiCaprioThe marketing campaign for director Baz Luhrmann‘s heavily anticipated adaptation of The Great Gatsby is in full swing.  Warner Bros. has released three brand new posters for the film today, featuring lead characters Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan), Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire), Jordan Baker (Elizabeth Debicki), Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton), and Myrtle Wilson (Isla Fisher).  Gatsby will have the prestigious honor of opening this year’s Cannes Film Festival in May, but it’s stateside release comes a week earlier than that.  These posters are just another round of many released for the film.  Hit the jump to take a look. Read the rest of this entry

New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, & Carey Mulligan – Plus New Poster

The Great Gatsby Maguire DiCaprio Mulligan - CopyA brand new trailer for director Baz Luhrmann‘s The Great Gatsby has been released online today.  The Great Gatsby follows Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as he leaves his life in the Midwest to move to New York City as a bond salesman.  Carraway rents a small house on Long Island, landing him next to the lavish mansion of the mysterious Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), and across the bay from his cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her husband Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton).  The trailer puts heavy focus on the film’s star-studded soundtrack and also puts the Gatsby-Daisy relationship front and center.  The trailer also showcases wonderful visuals and it looks like the performances in Gatsby are going to be wonderful.  Hopes are high for The Great Gatsby, especially since the announcement that the film would be opening this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  Along with the new trailer is a brand new poster highlighting the film’s cast.  Hit the jump to take a look. Read the rest of this entry

Six New Character Posters for Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, & Carey Mulligan

The Great Gatsby DiCaprio MulliganSix brand new character posters for director Baz Luhrmann‘s highly anticipated The Great Gatsby have been released online.  With a jam-packed slate of films this summer, Gatsby could start the summer off with a bang with its early May release date.  It was also reported earlier that the film would be opening the Cannes Film Festival a week after its release stateside, so expect the marketing campaign to gain momentum in the coming weeks.  The posters feature images of Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan), Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire), Myrtle Wilson (Isla Fisher), Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton), and Jordan Baker (Elizabeth Debicki).   Hit the jump to take a look. Read the rest of this entry

Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY to Open Cannes Film Festival

The Great Gatsby Bachchan Maguire DiCaprioDirector Baz Luhrmann’s highly anticipated adaptation of The Great Gatsby was originally scheduled to open this past Christmas day.  Due to the extremely crowded holiday season, which was packed with great films, Warner Bros. decided to push the film back to the spring.  The Leonardo DiCaprio led adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel has been selected to open the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.  Gatsby will be the second 3D film to open the festival in its history, right behind Disney Pixar’s Up in 2009.  Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry

Review: DJANGO UNCHAINED

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Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill, Death Proof, Inglourious Basterds – it’s hard to prove whether or not writer/director Quentin Tarantino has made a “bad” movie.  Basterds saw rousing success with Oscar recognition, and Pulp Fiction is widely regarded as one of the best films of all time.  Tarantino’s last outing, Inglourious Basterds, was a relentlessly violent and grandiose original take on World War II clashing fantasy and history. Read the rest of this entry

New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s THE GREAT GATSBY – Plus New Character Posters

The Great Gatsby BannerThe holiday film lineup for 2012 is already packed with great films.  Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of the famous F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, The Great Gatsby, was initially slated for Christmas day.  Can you imagine that?  Django Unchained, Les Misérables, and The Great Gatsby would have hit theaters on the same day, what a merry Christmas that would’ve been.  The film was eventually pushed back by Warner Bros. “to ensure this unique film reaches the largest audience possible.”  The newest trailer showcases most of the headlining actors, and shows off some pretty unique visuals.  Along with the trailer are some brand new character posters.  Hit the jump to check them out. Read the rest of this entry

First Clip From Django Unchained – Plus New TV Spot and Images

041312-django-unchained-plot-synopsisThe first clip from director Quentin Tarantino’s spaghetti western Django Unchained aired last night during Don Johnson’s appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.  After reading some reactions from people who attended early screenings, it was evident that the film had a good amount of laugh-out-loud moments.  The clip features some comedic dialogue between Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) and Spencer “Big Daddy” Bennett (Don Johnson).  Also hitting the web today is a brand new TV spot for the film featuring some new footage.  Hit the jump to check them out!

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