Movie Review: The Great Gatsby



“The Great Gatsby” follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super-rich, their illusions, loves and deceits. As Nick bears witness, within and without the world he inhabits, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles.

General Information:

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Based on: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release date: May 10, 2013
Running time: 143 minutes
Country: United States, Australia
Language: English


I like this style of movies. They are so interesting no matter what kind of story it is. As the movie started I wasn’t found of the fact that Tobey Maguire is the story teller. Though I got used to it later on. The director was amazing I loved every scene in the movie. It was such a beautiful movie. Amazing story! I love the way the story unravels. I was also surprised to see Amitabh Bachchan in the movie. I’m so in love with the camera work and directing of this movie that I would see it again anytime! I totally recommend it. It’s a beautiful movie!!

Overall Rating: 4.5/5

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