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Baz Luhrmann’s Film MOULIN ROUGE in Development for the Stage with a Book by John Logan, Directed by Alex Timbers

Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, has announced that Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film Moulin Rouge! will come to the theatrical stage as a new musical with a book by John Logan, directed by Alex Timbers. Developmental work on the show is underway, and a production time-line and opening venue will be announced at a later […]

Weekend Openings: 5/10/2013

Leave it to Baz Luhrmann to take a classic American novel like The Great Gatsby,  ripe with questions about the moral depravity of American society and its fixation on the American dream, and turn it into a superficial spectacle worthy of gracing the glitzy stages of Las Vegas.  Stephen Colbert summed it up best: “It’s […]

The Great Gatsby (**½)

Baz Luhrmann sure knows how to bring the bombast to his take on The Great Gatsby, but in the end he’s just the latest filmmaker to fail in his attempt to bring the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald to life. Luhrmann, along with co-writer Craig Pearce, relishes in trying to both bring the period […]

New Posters Hit including The Great Gatsby!

Via Sasha Stone at Awards Daily, Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” got a poster showcasing Oscar Nominee Carey Mulligan displayed prominently in the forefront.  I believe in her potential for Oscar but not convinced on a category placement.  My gut says they’ll push her Lead.  Also after the jump is character posters for Tim Burton’s […]

Awards Profile: The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann Written by: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Amitabh Bachchan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Clarke, Brendan Maclean, Callan McAuliffe Synopsis: Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, […]

The Off-Season Gap

After last night’s, I’ll just say average, Golden Globe Awards, and Thursday’s spectacular Critics Choice Movie Awards, we are in full swing of awards season and just nearly one week away from the Oscar nominations.  More importantly, the sad thing is that after February 26, 2012, sites like the Awards Circuit, Awards Daily, etc. can […]