Baz Luhrmann

The Ten Songs That Changed My Life

Caroline Feraday | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Feraday

There is music which crosses your path, and totally changes the direction you take. Maybe it was playing at the moment you took a certain fork in the road, like a soundtrack to your life, or maybe they were the motivation for the decision. I have ten such songs.

WATCH: The Great Gatsby - Before And After Visual Effects

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Want an insight into the amazing work of movie visual effects teams? Just watch this video, uploaded to Vimeo by Chris Godfrey, the VFX supervisor on ...

Why Does Everyone Suddenly Hate Baz Luhrmann?

Planet Ivy | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Planet Ivy

It's really quite sad if you think about it; not so long ago, Baz Luhrmann was the darling of Hollywood, a breath of fresh air in an increasingly formulaic industry. Audiences aren't so easily distracted these days by shiny colours and slick cinematography. More and more, they crave inner beauty over outer beauty. And perhaps it is that Baz Luhrmann hasn't quite realised this yet.

Why the Critics are Wrong About Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby'

Jane Graham | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jane Graham

The Great Gatsby is stunning, but it's meaningfully, provocatively stunning. This isn't just awesome spectacle for spectacle's sake. Luhrmann uses sensory overload in a similar way to Harmony Korine in Springbreakers - to disorientate the audience and send them reeling into a hallucinogenic whirl.

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio Is Sir Alex Ferguson In 'The Great Fergie'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy

It's the story of a man... of obsession... of Manchester United. Forget The Great Gatsby: this is The Great Fergie. (Video made for The Huffing...

Review: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

One of the problems with adapting a famous literary work for film is that there is a lot of subtext and nuance to try and capture in a visual super-text medium. This problem is compounded when the director is known for his visual flair rather than his subtlety.

A Review 'Old Sport': The Great Gatsby

Kate Lawson | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby is like a fast-spinning glitterball of excess on the cinema screen.

'The Great Gatsby': 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Everything you needed to know about 'The Great Gatsby' film - Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel, in 9 easy-...

WATCH: Trailer For 'The Great Catsby'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat and a click of the heels to guyismdotcom for creating our favourite new mash-up: Baz Luhrman's 'The Great Gatsby' and the animated Di...

You'll Never Guess How Much This 'Great Gatsby' Dust Jacket Is Worth

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Never judge a book by its cover', but when it comes to vintage first editions of classic novels, that wise old truth goes out the window. A dust j...

REVIEWS: Has 'The Great Gatsby' Wowed Critics?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic American novel 'The Great Gatsby' has received mixed reactions from critics in the US. T...

Pictures Of The Day: 25th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

As Great a Gatsby? The Challenge of Adaptation

India Ross | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
India Ross

Adaptations are the mac 'n' cheese of modern Hollywood. The marketing executive dangles a shiny bestseller before the film consumer like a matador's capote; powerless to resist its allure, he dives for knowing it's probably a mirage of brilliance - and that he won't even get to gore the guy behind it.

WATCH: Love, Parties And Secrets In The New 'Great Gatsby' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

'The Great Gatsby' has a new full-length trailer, showing stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan embarking on an affair in Baz Luhrmann's adaptati...

FIRST LOOK: 'The Great Gatsby' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Great Gasby trailer has arrived, and the film's director Baz Luhrmann has already proved he's got a few tricks to bring F Scott Fitzgerald's Golde...

FIRST LOOK: Is Gatsby Going To Be Great?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann is nothing if not ambitious. Not content with creating the biggest-budget film in Australian history (Australia, with Nicole Kidman and H...

Carey Mulligan 'Raring To Go' On 'The Great Gatsby'

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Carey Mulligan says she has done intensive research ahead of filming The Great Gatsby in Australia next month....