“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.
With decadence like this, WHO WILL SURVIVE IN AMERICA?
Onwards and upwards, this man never rests.
Drive actress set to play the lead in dark comedy thriller
Put the Champagne back on ice, we’ve got to wait til summer 2013
She should wear a furry hat all of the time.
Don’t you think it could have used a few more sequins, Baz?
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.