The Great Gatsby is the first film adaptation of The Great Gatsby to avoid the pitfall of trying to make Fitzgerald tell the story rather than telling the story.
This is a bland cup of treacle, isn’t it? The perfect thing for soulless high school English teachers to serve upon those hapless youth that they wish to instill with a fear of reading.
Ray Manzarek is dead, 74 years ain’t bad, but cancer…I’m sorry that’s how he had to go. May that he is infinite now. Ray Manzarek was the songwriter. Morrison was the lyricist. Morrison gave the songs of the Doors the direct empathic heft, the dizzying drop into a fever dream of bohemian revelation. John Densmore […]