Gatsby Gatsby hey!*

All the movie talk this week is about "The Great Gatsby," Baz Luhrmann's remake of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. It opens Friday.

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  1. So, if everybody on Twitter who swears they simply CANNOT WAIT for 'Gatsby' to be released actually goes to see it, this movie should make more money than Jay Gatsby did as a bootlegger:
  2. OK, you get the idea. But I wonder how many people will be going because it's easier than actually reading the book:
  3. Of course, this is what the Internet was created for: 
  4. Or if that's too long (SPOILER ALERT!):
  5. Naturally, this has led to the inevitable 'Gatsby' backlash:
  6. A writer for New York magazine opines: "I find Gatsby aesthetically overrated, psychologically vacant, and morally complacent; I think we kid ourselves about the lessons it contains." Her "minority report": 
  7. Still, it's great to see all this attention paid to a genuine work of American literature. And it's interesting how people are using social media to discuss it. @hipstermermaid takes Gatsby into the online age:
  8. The classic blue book cover has been reimagined by design fans:
  9. Of course, there's a word cloud:
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