…have a grand vision

It’s about halfway through (more or less) Baz Luhrmann’s latest incarnation of “The Great Gatsby” that our narrator, Nick (Tobey Maguire), remarks on Gatsby’s, “extraordinary gift for hope.” Apart from being a line that many of us probably vaguely recall being highlighted by our high school literature teacher (and occurs much earlier in the book),…

…Judge A Book By Its Cover

“The Great Gatsby” doesn’t hit theaters for two more weeks, but it’s already got people talking. The release of Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of the classic novel has created all kinds of chatter (both good and bad) over this nearly 90-year-old novel. The already released movie tie-in paperback (pictured below) has Gatsby devotees crying foul.