“Always try to see the best in people.” It may be the mantra that The Great Gatsby’s narrator tries to live by, but it is a luxury that not all of the novel’s fans will have granted Baz Luhrmann when this latest adaptation was announced. Known for his highly stylised visuals and a penchant for aligning period specific plotlines with present day flourish overt enough to rival Quentin Tarantino’s, some feared that in Luhrmann’s hands the story would lose not only its context, but also its subtlety. Thankfully, they were wrong. Well, at least about the first part.
Put the Champagne back on ice, we’ve got to wait til summer 2013
Do you not age, Leo DiCaprio? Are you not flesh?
This Friday heralds the release of Andrea Arnold’s new film version of Emily Brontë’s beloved novel, Wuthering Heights. In honour of this occasion, which marks the FIRST TIME anyone has made a film of this book, BFF have compiled a list of…wait, what? What’s that you say? You mean, there’s been a film of Wuthering Heights before?! Seriously, though, here’s a list of the Top 10 classic novels that KEEP GETTING FILMED.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire photographed on set in Australia
Though director Baz Luhrmann has yet to confirm whether he’ll make The Great Gatsby his next film, it has now been reported that he recently held a workshop of his adapted script. The question on everyone’s lips of course is; which stars were present?
Will Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Amanda Seyfried head up the cast for an adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic?
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett star in the tale of a man who grows younger. Based on a 1922 short story by F Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case Of Benjamin..