The Daily Rotation - The Great Gatsby Review

Jeremy of The Daily Rotation wrote, "Director Baz Luhrmann adapts the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby into a visually stunning 3D epic that gets away with style over substance. The Great Gatsby isn’t the greatest adaptation of a novel, but it certainly gets its point across loud and clear, by way of Luhrmann’s extravagant filmmaking style and effective use of 3D. Gatsby doesn’t quite become a masterpiece though, often relying solely on the weight of Leonardo DiCaprio‘s performance to drive the story home whenever key players like Tobey Macguire fail to amaze. Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is a visual treat and one worth the 3D surcharge, but as an adaptation it feels like a lopsided endeavor that captures the style and energy, but not exactly the heart and soul."

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