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    The Great Gatsby movie the 2013 version, uses the following characters like Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. In hopes that their acting capabilities allow for the movie to reflect upon the book, within the parameters of the themes in conceptualizations F. Scott Fitzgerald had aspired his readers to comprehend. Adaptations of the hollow relationships and consumerism, can be witness from the initial actions of the characters. Prodigal parties continually enhance the doomed love…

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    Some people, films, books, and art are considered to be timeless and whatever allows someone or something to achieve this reputation is the value it has and the lessons and sentiments that it provokes. The book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is considered to be timeless and the original movie’s reputation is not viewed as being any lesser. In fact, in recent years the movie was even remade into a more technologically advanced film. Even though both of the movies are based on the same…

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    Homecoming Vs Spider Man

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    “Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can. Spins a web, any size, catches thieves, just like flies. Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man”. Spider-Man is the world’s favorite web-slinging hero. The Spider-Man franchise began as a comic series, but has since then been adapted into movie form, where there are currently six official live-action Spider-Man movies. Between the initial adaptation, Spider-Man, and the latest installment, Spider-Man: Homecoming, there are many factors that vary.…

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    Again taking a timeless text, this time written by F. Scott. Fitzgerald and made it a flamboyant spectacle, taking the intricate book and turning it into a loud theatrical experience. He uses modern day famous actors such as Leonardo De Caprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mullagin to recreate the story. Although Luhrmann kept the text close to the film(similarly to Romeo and Juliet) by using techniques such as superimposition. He stays true to the 1920’s timeline, using antique cars, furniture ect.…

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    Every great book is usually followed by a popular film, and it is the director and screen writer 's job to forge a piece that lives up and relates to the book. These books turned into movies can be seen everywhere, such as The Da Vinci Code, Harry Potter, or The Fault in Our Stars. Another great example of this, is the creation of the film The Great Gatsby written by Baz Luhrmann in 2013, and is based off the novel The Great Gatsby written by Scott Fitzgerald in 1925. Luhrmann nearly captured…

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    Baz Luhrmann while changing some key aspects of the novel captures F. Scott Fitzgerald’s vision in his 2013 film The Great Gatsby. The novel The Great Gatsby written in 1925 by American Author F. Scott Fitzgerald. This short novel captures the roaring twenties and the time of prohibition extravagantly. The story takes place the summer of 1922, Nick Carraway moves to West Egg district of Long Island. His neighbor is a mysterious man named Jay Gatsby, who throws huge extravagant parties every…

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    The Cider House Rules

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    The film Cider House Rules follows Homer Wells (played by Tobey Maguire), an orphan, journey from the orphanage in St. Clouds, Maine to a new world at the apple orchard owned by the Worthington family. Cider House Rules teaches the audience both the pros and cons of breaking the rules and the importance of friends and family, Breaking the rules first appears in the concept of the orphanage itself. An orphanage contains two types of children: those whose parents have died and have no one else…

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    Section one: The film I chose, was Pleasantville, which was screened in class. This film was directed by Gary Ross in 1998; its production companies were New Line Cinema and Larger Than Life Productions. The film starts by introducing David, he is a lonely boy and does not seem very happy with his life. Then we are introduced to his sister, Jennifer, which seems to be more contempt with her rebel life. At the end of the school day they both have plans to use the Television at home. David wants…

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    and won the 2014 Academy Awards for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design, along with other significant awards for best editing, best sound and best cinematography. The Great Gatsby follows a Wall Street trader, Nick Carraway played by Tobey Maguire as he comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lives next door to a mysterious, party-throwing millionaire, Jay Gatsby played by…

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    In 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote an American classic, The Great Gatsby. Then, in 2013, Baz Luhrmann directed an adaptation starring Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio. Of course, they have similarities except they also have striking differences. Things such as characters and settings of the book have changed in the movie. The characters differ from the book to the movie. In the movie, it showed that Nick wrote the novel while in an institution, something like a hospital, and had describing to…

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