The Alright Gatsby

The Great Gatsby still presents a decent look into the ’empty’ lives of the ruling class, but Baz Luhrmann’s sanitised past is hamstrung by an inconsistent attempt at modernisation.


“The 3D makes it look like he’s being Jewish right at me!” – Gatsby and anti-Semitism

Scott Fitzgerald’s novel seems to be dear to a great number of people – to the extent I am almost ashamed to say I have not read it. However, what I have discovered after at last flicking through, is that celebrated as it might be, the book is undeniably anti-Semitic. Continue reading