jeudi 23 mai 2013

The Great Gatsby — The 20s of New York in one big spectacular gulp — 7*/10

The Great Gatsby is the definition of the american dream and its inherent flaws.

The good. Spectacular settings. Nice intrigue. Very interesting characters. The wild, boisterous, and almost beyond imagining party scenes are well crafted and meticulously put together. The dialogs are captivating.

The actors. Leonardo DiCaprio once more shows the range and quality of his acting. Joel Edgerton plays the snob to perfection. Tobey Maguire is good as the impressionable youth, but his intro felt forced a bit.

The bad. The CG details are lacking realism, but it makes for a certain dream effect. There's a lack of depth in the scenario.

The ugly. Nothing.

The result. Incredible entertainment.