Dr Mumbo

Not so great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby may have cost the Australian taxpayer a reported $85m to create an homage to mid-20th century American society, but at least we can take pride that we’ve helped bring the world one of the most well crafted paragraphs in a film review of all time.

From The Guardian:

“Having watched this fantastically unthinking and heavy-handed adaptation I feel the only way to make it less subtle would be to let Michael Bay direct it. As it is, the task has fallen to Baz Luhrmann, the director of Moulin Rouge! and Australia, a man who can’t see a nuance without calling security for it to be thrown off his set.”


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