Colbert’s Book Club With Carey Mulligan is Greater Than Any Gatsby

Stephen Colbert Carey MulliganStephen and The Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan pretended not to have read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic [not-so-great] American novel on Thursday’s Colbert Report.

Mulligan admits that she doesn’t know how to read at all and suddenly, the Reading Rainbow theme plays (which would bring back memories if you were my age) and LeVar Burton shows up. He uses words they still don’t understand, gets annoyed and puts his Star Trek glasses on Mulligan.

My day is officially made.

Everything Carey Mulligan does it adorable. Whether she’s acting in sad organ donor movies or talking about how her awkward kissing scene with Johnny Depp was cut of out of Public Enemies. Adorable.

Final random note – I JUST found out a few days ago that Baz Luhrmann isn’t gay. He’s married to some woman named Catherine. I feel oddly betrayed by this news and had to share.  Continue reading “Colbert’s Book Club With Carey Mulligan is Greater Than Any Gatsby”

Who Makes A Better Gatsby? (The Answer Is Always Robert Redford)

2012 sees film’s third attempt to capture F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic book The Great Gatsby in motion, though if you ask me, anything’s better than that god awful book.

The first was 1974’s Gatsby starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow with a screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola, then 2000 saw the release of a TV movie with Mira Sorvino, Toby Stephens and Paul Rudd.

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