The Great Gatsby 3D Synopsis
The latest movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, in 3D.

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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is the first must-see film of Hollywood’s summer season, if for no other reason than its jaw-dropping...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Amidst all the fireworks and the cascading champagne and the insanely over-the-top parties, we’re reminded again and again that The Great...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The good news about Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of the Fitzgerald masterpiece is that he doesn't use the novel as a mere pretext for his own...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
This movie hangs utterly on performance, and DiCaprio’s Gatsby is mesmerizing.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
No matter how frenzied and elaborate and sometimes distracting his technique may be, Luhrmann's personal connection and commitment to the...
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Entertainment Weekly

It's a dazzling time capsule of a shimmering era and a devastating look into the dark side of the American dream. Too bad Luhrmann, the...
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Slant Magazine

This is a film which takes classic source material and imbues it on screen with a sense of wonder commensurate to its prior form, perhaps...
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
The acting is really good, particularly Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby. But boy, with a running time of nearly 21/2 hours and a near-constant...
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By Scott Foundas
More often, Gatsby feels like a well-rehearsed classic in which the actors say their lines ably, but with no discernible feeling behind...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
So much effort seems to have gone into the eye-popping production design, swooping camera work and anachronistic musical score that the...
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The Greatest Gatsby!

By MedRed
This was my most anticipated movie of the year. After seeing the critics' ratings for this movie, I became disheartened. I'm happy to say that The Great Gatsby lived up to my initial...

An Excess of Luhrmann's Flamboyant Style is More Abusive Than Entertaining

By grrbach
"Excess" is the word that best sums up what is wrong with this Gatsby. I love Baz Luhrman's visual & aesthetic sense (I've seen Moulin Rouge many times), but in Gatsby, his unrelenting use of jump...

Visually stunning, great performances and true to Fitzgerald's intent

By pb7605
I always loved the Great Gatsby, and worried that the movie would divert in meaningful ways from the source material. It did not. The movie's plot remained faithful to Fitzgerald's own and captured...

The Great Gatsby was Great - But Long

By wrightd500
I enjoyed the movie - the music, 3D cinematography, the acting and especially the true to the era costumes. It was a different take on previous versions of the movie. However, I do think the movie...

This is how my life has got to be old sport, its got to keep going on

By thewildswans
It was with great excitement and trepidation that I attended the 10 pm showing, I knew I'd love the film anyway, I'm a fan of Baz's work, and no this film is not one for everyone expecting a direct...

The Great Gatsby

By elfinalia
Baz Luhrmann is an artist for sure (LOVED Moulin Rouge). DeCaprio is certainly a presence but I was truly intrigued by Joel Edgarton (Tom Buchanan). The Tiffany Jewelry is exquisite. Toby McGuire...

Must see - Excellent Interpretation!

By beccalev
Both my DH and I were pleasantly surprised by this movie. With all the release date changes, we had pegged this as a "clunker." Boy, were we pleasantly surprised! The interpretation of Fitzgerald's...

The visuals alone are worth going to see it.

By msnilknarf
Originally we were not going to see it in 3D because I didn't think this type of film would benefit from it, but a friend said the critics said to see it that way. I would pass that advice along. ...

You gotta love Leo!

By FilmFan616
I'm a very recent fan of Leo after his amazing performance in Django. Baz, on the other hand, has had me on the line since Moulin Rouge. I was determined to go, and hopeful for favorable outcome....

The Great Gatsby

By truscica
Beautiful to watch, although a tad cartoonish, filled with glitter and access as the story is told. As usual the underrated Leonardo DiCaprio gave a great performance as did Toby Maquire. Joel...

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Rated PG-13 | For Partying, Brief Language, Sexual Content, Smoking and Some Violent Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Fitzgerald classic gets a decadent, gorgeous, tricky update.
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