Engaging

By laruem
Written April 30, 2016
The Great Gatsby was an engaging and entertaining evening. The 3D was probably a complete waste but a good marketing tool to boost the revenue, no contributing entertainment value seen. The movie itself was a great story reenacted over the years and presented on the big screen before. This versions contribution was a refreshing set of actors that are deserving of good accolades for their efforts. I was entertained but did not leave the theater with any revelations. Not a good movie for less than adult. Just would not be entertaining and engaging for the young set.
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Gatsby

By KarenVetrano
Written May 27, 2016
Great movie, stunning scenery and cinematography. Leo DeCaprio is great as usual. I don't thing the 3-D did much to enhance the story though. Most of the time the characters looked superimposed onto the background. It was distracting.
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A Gorgeous Movie

By tomreviewer
Written June 24, 2016
I was thoroughly impressed by this. It was true to the previews. If you don't like the high energy and visuals of the previews, don't go. This movie made me a fan of DiCaprio and I've never been thrilled by his other work. The acting was superb. The visuals were stunning. I didn't remember the book, as I read it 25+ years ago and glad i didn't. It was like a surprise then. My only complaint is the #D effects could have been better utilized. I never had a feeling something was coming right at me- rather some elements were just more in the foreground than others. Also, some of the rap music was overdone. Beyonce's song was way out of place. BUT I get what they were trying to do. I would have fallen asleep if I actually sat through 20s jazz. Ignore the critics. This is a rich, lavish, beautiful entertaining escape of a movie. If I wanted a period piece (with no deviation) I would watch the History Channel.
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Loved It !

By sailbruce802
Written August 31, 2015
I felt it outdid the REDFORD version, and the excitement ran the show throughout. I was somewhat disappointed in the JORDON BAKER character, particularly how the director missed her golf cheating moment that impacted Nick i the book and all the other versions. The cars were great evein though I believe they were at least ten years after the 1922 period reprisented. GATSBY was every bit as good or better than REDFORD. I saw it in 3D IMAX which added to the special effects. The party scenes were totally memorable.
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Enjoyable. . .

By SVDDS
Written April 30, 2016
Having seen the original and read the book, I thought this was a good re-make. Cinematography was awesome. It was a little long and boring in parts as it took a while to get going. Also, certain scenes seemed to drag out but overall it was enjoyable. Leonardo was quite pleasant on the eyes.
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