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Things I'd Rather Do Than See 'Gatsby'
When I heard about Baz Luhrmann’s remake of “The Great Gatsby” a bubble of bile rose up in my throat. The director of such opulent visual messes as “Moulin Rouge” and “Australia” bringing to the big screen F. Scott Fitzgerald’s melancholy meditation on the emptiness of American wealth and empire as it went about immolating in its own excess?
May 8, 2013