“A Little Party Never Killed Nobody”

By Jamie Worcester

The Great Gatsby is an American classic that captures the illusive nature of the American dream during the Roaring Twenties.  It’s no doubt that a film in this day and age would interpret the story with a modern twist, while preserving the roles that Fitzgerald assigned to each of his characters.

As the personality of James Gatz unfolds, one realizes why Leonardo DiCaprio was chosen to play the part.  He’s always so invested in his roles, and this film is no exception. He does a remarkable job radiating the charm and confidence of a modern day dandy, as well as conveyi...

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