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great gatsby posterThe Great Gatsby is a perfect example of style over substance, something that director Baz Luhrmann seems to have in spades, and much like his last film Australia, this film falls quite short of expectations, old sport, with droll performances by all with exception of Carey Mulligan (who I’m convinced is really an angel) and Joel Edgerton and an anachronistic soundtrack featuring plenty of hip-hop (Jay Z was an exec producer) that really helps us recall the roaring 20s…SIGH.

Here’s the trailer: