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Hip hop spin on The Great Gatsby.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Despite the updated setting and some on-the-money performances, the sleek if dramatically flimsy results make for a less than great...
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A hip-hop reimagining of "The Great Gatsby" that fails both as an update of F. Scott Fitzgerald's dissection of American aspirations and...
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Unable to embrace the world he's seeking to depict, Cherot is left with a lifeless shell, a movie so preoccupied with being noble that it...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If the movie's not as bad as it sounds, it's not all that great, either.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

"The Great Gatsby" was famously bungled in the pulseless 1974 movie with Robert Redford. G, which updates the story with an...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The problem with G is not merely that the ending doesn't work and feels hopelessly contrived. It's also that the plot adds too many...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Unpolished but entertaining.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's an ugly affair overall, but at least you can say you've never seen such beautiful shirts.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
Cherot shot G on a tight schedule, but instead of this age-old indie predicament generating a certain scrappy passion, the film just looks...
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
This poorly acted, directed and written (but slick-looking) vanity project was produced by Andrew Lauren (Ralph's son also ineptly plays G's...
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Rated R | For language, some sexuality and brief violence