Murky backstory of 'Gatsby'

Jul 20, 2013

Murky backstory of 'Gatsby'

by Robert Mccrum

What is it about "The Great Gatsby"? The dark star of F. Scott Fitzgerald's unquiet masterpiece draws writers, critics and filmmakers into its force field, drives them a little mad, and hurls them back into the darkness. The book and its author add up ...

'Great Gatsby' reunites Luhrmann, DiCaprio

Jun 14, 2013

'Great Gatsby' reunites Luhrmann, DiCaprio

by George Hadley-Garcia

“The Great Gatsby” is a classic novel from 1925 that is often a required part of the school curriculum in North America. However, it has yet to become a classic film. Several attempts have been made, though. These include a 1949 Alan Ladd vehicle, ...