“There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind…”

Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Poster, The Great Gatsby

“There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind…”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Poor neglected blog. It’s been weeks and weeks since I’ve been here.

I could lie to you and say that I’ve been toiling elsewhere, spreading myself too thin, with nothing left for you, but we’ve been together for a long time and you deserve better. I blame my absence on a profound sense of ennui.

It’s not for lack of material. I’ve seen some wonderful movies over the past few weeks that I truly want to tell you about (and I will).

Tonight, I’m seeing a preview of Baz Luhrmann’s 3D extravaganza, The Great Gatsby and I can feel my mojo returning just thinking about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tale of 1920s excess filtered through Luhrmann’s lush and opulent sensibility.

Here is a sampling of images from the film to prime the pump so to speak…

The Great Gatsby, set design The Great Gatsby, set design Joel Edgerton - Tom Buchanan Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, The Great Gatsby Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan,The Great Gatsby Set Design, The Great Gatsby Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, The Great Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, set design Joel Edgerton, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, The Great Gatsby Jason Clarke, The Great Gatsby Elizabeth Debicki, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan,The Great Gatsby Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, dir. Baz Luhrmann,The Great Gatsby Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson, The Great Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker,The Great Gatsby Set Design, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway,  Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker, The Great Gatsby Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson, The Great Gatsby Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, The Great Gatsby Carey Mulligan as Daisy, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway,  Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker, The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

To Be Continued!

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