I had heard that there was going to be a new film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” but hadn’t heard anything about it. I was surfing movie trailers tonight on Flixster’s Roku channel and came across this trailer. I was startled by the anachronistic music and wondered if it was just in the trailer or in the actual film itself – until I saw Baz Luhrmann’s name as director. Luhrmann used anachronistic music to great effect in “Moulin Rouge,” so I guess he’s doing the same thing here.
Anyway, I wonder what F. Scott Fitzgerald would think of this. Heck, I wonder what Redford thinks of it: