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'The Great Gatsby' Before and After VFX Clip, For Your Consideration

Much to the chagrin of Baz Luhrmann and Leonardo DiCaprio (but mostly Baz Lurhmann for Leonardo DiCaprio), almost no one's penciling "The Great Gatsby" into their early awards season ballots for the directing, acting or best picture category prizes. Not even the year's resident weird voter Quentin Tarantino.

But the door's not closed on "Gatsby's" Oscar chances yet. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Great Gatsby' and More

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This week: Leonardo DiCaprio is perfectly cast as the titular character in "The Great Gatsby," director Baz Luhrmann's gaudy adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel.

Also new this week is Michael Bay's darkly funny "Pain & Gain" starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, the family drama "At Any Price" with Dennis Quaid and Zac Efron and the cult monster movie "Q: The Winged Serpent" on Blu-ray. Get More »

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'Fast & Furious 6' Races to Box Office Victory

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According to, "Fast & Furious 6" debuted to an estimated $98.5 million to lead a record setting Memorial Day weekend.

Thanks to the presence of six bona fide blockbusters, Hollywood is estimating an incredible $320 million take over the extended four day weekend, shattering the previous record of $276 million set two years ago. Besides "Fast & Furious 6," "The Hangover Part III" ($42.4 million), "Star Trek Into Darkness" ($38 million), "Epic " ($34.2 million), "Iron Man 3" ($19.4 million) and "The Great Gatsby" ($13.7 million) all reached eight figures.

For a full report and the rest of the box office top ten, head to

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Beams Up Box Office Win

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According to, "Star Trek Into Darkness" easily won the box office this weekend, bringing in an estimated $70.6 million ($84.1 million with Thursday factored in) to knock "Iron Man 3" off the throne.

That was well short of the $100 million Paramount was hoping for. But it's still a pretty solid take, especially considering the strong competition. Not only did "Iron Man 3" earn a robust $35.2 million in its third weekend of release, but "The Great Gatsby" also took in $23.4 million in its second frame.

Next weekend should be a battle royale as well, as all three blockbusters will be facing off against new mega-events "Fast and Furious 6," "The Hangover Part III" and "Epic." For now, though, you can check out the full box office report over on

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Link Riot: Detroit's Robocop Statue is Almost Complete


• Before there was a Veronica Mars movie and Zach Braff, Kickstarter had Detroit’s Robocop statue. And it's coming along quite nicely. [FilmDrunk]

• Apparently Peter Jackson didn't plan on using motion capture for Smaug in 'The Hobbit', but Benedict Cumberbatch got him to. [Hypable] Get More »

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Box Office Brawl: 'Iron Man 3' Outduels 'The Great Gatsby'

Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Great Gatsby" Warner Bros.

It was a near run thing, but in the end "Iron Man 3" proved to be too powerful even for "The Great Gatsby," as is reporting the Marvel superhero epic took in an estimated $72.5 million in its second weekend to win the box office crown again.

Still, director Baz Luhrmann has to be pretty happy with the performance of "The Great Gatsby," which outpaced expectations to the tune of a cool $51.1 million. Looks like "Titanic" star Leonardo DiCaprio apparently still has his period piece magic.

Of course, all that success and excess came at a cost, and it was the new comedy "The Peeples" paying the price, as the Craig Robinson vehicle earned just $4.9 million in its debut.

For a look at the full box office top ten, head to

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Link Riot: Jay Gatsby: Great Breaker of Guy Code

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• The man just has no respect for guy code. WARNING: SPOILERS! (But you read the book. right? Right?) [Guy Code Blog]

• 18 things you (probably) didn't know about Leonardo DiCaprio. [Moviefone]

• From "Titanic" to "The Great Gatsby": 10 iconic Leonardo DiCaprio roles. [Hypable]

• This summer's must-see indie and foreign films. []

• Saoirse Ronan as Scarlet Witch in "Marvel's The Avengers 2"? When is she going to get to play a, you know, normal kind of gal? [ScreenCrush]

• Have you seen the new Movieline? It's now more like YouTube Movieline. [Movieline]

• Maternal Supercut From Hell: The Worst Movie Moms Ever. [Flavorwire]

• 14 Disney couples go to prom. Because, you know, it's Prom Season n' all. [BuzzFeed]

• And the Grand High Style Superstar of the Met Ball is ... Dakota Fanning! [Hollywood Crush]

• Take a look-see at 20 pics of Bradley Cooper looking hot in "The Hangover Part III." You won't hate yourself in the morning. [BuzzSugar]

• "300: Rise of an Empire" has retreated from Summer 2013 and will unleash its sequel hell in March 2014. [Splash Page]

• Watch a Dutch comic totally nail a Nicolas Cage impersonation. [Death and Taxes]


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'Gatsby Girls': 'Mean Girls' Meets 'The Great Gatsby'

gatsby-girls-220Do you ever just sit around thinking about how Baz Luhrmann's interpretation of "The Great Gatsby" and "Mean Girls" are basically the same movie? Neither did we.

Until we totally did.

It's one of those can't-unsee-once-you-see situations, but it's cool. There's just no arguing with it — the man wears a pink suit, for crying out loud.

Here are 10 memes that will forever unite Tina Fey's classic high school comedy (and Lindsay Lohan's finest work, sigh) and F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel in your mind.

Love ya! (Kiss kiss.) Get More »

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Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'The Great Gatsby' & More

"And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy." ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

Greetings from the apocalypse! This is an exciting week for me, since I'm making my art gallery debut and all — I'm celebrating with two docs covering cool artistic subcultures (gig posters and tattooing), as well as a hella ton of Mother's Day recommends. Let's get to it, shall we, old sport? Yep yep. Get More »

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Link Riot: 'Iron Man Three' Credits Sequence (in HD!)

• Can you dig it? Also check out some shots that didn't make the cut. [Hypable]

• You've no doubt seen the Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal meme. []

• Marvel gets animated with Disney's "Big Hero 6," coming to theaters in November 2014. [ScreenCrush]

• 7 other directors who should adapt "The Great Gatsby" some day. [Flavorwire]

• The Out Take: How gay is "The Great Gatsby"? []

• How how much would it cost to be The Great Gatsby? [MyVoucherCodes]

• The 8 meanest things 1920s critics said about F. Scott (Scoff?) Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby." [BuzzFeed]

• And to top it off, watch Hollywood's long history of its many failures in adapting "The Great Gatsby." [The Week]

• We loved Tom Hardy as Bane in "Magnus Rex." Check out some movie posters featuring their in-production working titles. [SlashFilm]

• Start your engines and trace the hotness evolution of "The Fast and the Furious." [BuzzSugar]

• Some new "Man of Steel" images on display in the rather super "Man of Steel" calendar. [Splash Page]

• Behold the Periodic Table of "Star Wars" (the original trilogy, anyway). [Neatorama]

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