Skip to main content

The Great Gatsby Trailer

All right. Bring it on. Tell me what you think. Are you gonna see it as soon as it comes out? What do you think of Leo and Carey as Gatsby and Daisy? I'm a bundle of emotions. Definitely going to see it. Not sure what my response will be. But as of now? Tentatively excited.

Comments

  1. I was really against this until I saw the trailer, but I might be sucked in now -- it actually looks really good, and my Gatsby nerd just can't resist!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Nicole, I feel the same way. The Gatsby nerd in my simply can't resist.

      Delete
  2. Wow, looks very intense.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Suey, exactly. That part makes me nervous. Am I up for Gatsby intense??

      Delete
  3. Hmmm...Hmmm...

    I thought about it. NO.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I think Leo will be a great Gatsby.

    (I do love Baz Luhrmann, which probably affects my judgment.)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Livi, I think he will, too. I'm hit and miss with Luhrmann, but probably more hit than miss so there's that.

      Delete
  5. Okay I have to admit something. I've never read The Great Gatsby. BUT but, this trailer made me think I MUST do so before the movie comes out. It's the first thing that's ever grabbed my attention enough to make me want to read it. I love his version of Romeo & Juliet, so I'm hoping this will be a win as well, though I'll wait for the DVD.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Heidi, oh you should! It's amazing and just very readable.

      I love his R+J, too. Really love it.

      Delete
  6. I never properly discussed my obsession for Fitzgerald's male characters, I absolutely adore them (especially Dick in Tender is the night)...my problem with this movie is Baz Luhrmann, I think a director like Sam Mendes would have been perfect. Leo is goood, maybe too angry for this role

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ari, now this is interesting! I didn't know that about you. I smell a blog post in the offing perhaps?

      I think Leo's gonna be great, but I agree, he did look a bit angrier on the whole than I picture Gatsby. Hm.

      Delete
  7. It looks good, but did you see that it's going to be in 3D? What's with that?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Rebs, yeah, I did catch that. The notion is laughable. Gatsby in 3D. Hopefully they'll have a regular option. *fingers crossed*

      Delete
  8. I LOVE Leo. I am so excited for the movie. Although, TBH in the trailer, Carey looks kind of flat to me.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. April, *highfive*. I was thinking the same thing re: Carey! Which is weird cause I normally love her. Daisy should not be flat. Guess we'll see.

      Delete
  9. I'm on the train! It's been forever since my read, and I should probably do it again. Who in their right mind could deny Leo, a Jack White soundtrack, 1920's fame & fireworks, and a Duesenberg (even if Leo & Toby get a little off their rocker with emotion)?

    ReplyDelete
  10. So cool! Looks sumptuous - Luhrman (sp?) really knows how to make the 20s visually stunning. Great music, and I love Leo. Who's Carey Mulligan then? What's she been in before?
    And my sister was commissioned to make some props for the film, so I was going to watch it for that anyway!

    I read the book years ago, during uni - I remember that I found the prose of the first page amazing, but have never been able to remember ANYTHING about the story. Completely forgettable, I thus thought. So I got myself a copy a while back to re-read. I'll have to do that before the film comes out.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Shannon, it really is something to behold. I first saw Carey Mulligan as Kitty in the 2005 Pride & Prejudice. Since then she's been in quite a bit, including Never Let Me Go and An Education.

      Your sister made props for the film?! That's awesome.

      I'd be interested to hear your thoughts if you do re-read before seeing the film. I'm tempted to do the same.

      Delete

Post a Comment

You Might Also Like

Review | To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn

The first book to make it onto my best books I've read so far this year list was actually a surprise. Thanks to Bridgerton's massive success, Julia Quinn's name is everywhere these days. And I'm chuffed about the whole thing. That said, my Quinn reading up to this point has been sporadic at best. And I'd only read two novels in the actual Bridgerton series. So I decided to rectify that at the beginning of the year by starting with Eloise's story (the fifth in the series) because she is my uncontested favorite of the siblings. I had no idea what her story held, but I knew she would be a compelling lead. I also love the title and the role that letters play in the story.   Eloise Bridgerton is tired of everything. She is tired of the endless inane whirl of life among the ton. She is tired of being paraded around and forced to dance and converse with all the wrong men. But most of all she is tired of being suddenly and unexpectedly alone after her best friend Penelo

Angie's 2021 Must Be Mine

 It's like I don't want to curse anything by saying too much about my hopes for 2021. But I have zero problem talking about the upcoming books I'm excited to read. And so here are my most anticipated novels of 2021: And no covers yet on these, but I'm looking forward to them just the same: Neverland by Meagan Spooner Subtle Blood by K.J. Charles Devil in Disguise by Lisa Kleypas Which titles are on your list?

Blog Tour Review | Breath Like Water by Anna Jarzab

Today, I'm happy to be taking part in the blog tour for Anna Jarzab's Breath Like Water courtesy of Inkyard Press . You are likely familiar with my love for sports and sports-themed novels (may the Giants play again soon). So I was intrigued by both the lovely cover and the concept of an elite swimmer who peaks quite young but is still determined to claw her way to the Olympics.   ABOUT THE BOOK This beautifully lyrical contemporary novel features an elite teen swimmer with Olympic dreams, plagued by injury and startled by unexpected romance, who struggles to balance training with family and having a life. For fans of Sarah Dessen, Julie Murphy and Miranda Kenneally. Susannah Ramos has always loved the water. A swimmer whose early talent made her a world champion, Susannah was poised for greatness in a sport that demands so much of its young. But an inexplicable slowdown has put her Olympic dream in jeopardy, and Susannah is fighting to keep her career afloat when two importan