Chatting over coffee at a West Village café, 29-year-old Mickey Sumner could easily pass for a young, English Cate Blanchett: She's soft-spoken, with the subtlest accent, and possesses none of the manic "Look at me!" energy prevalent among so many young actresses with slews of films on the horizon.Read more »
Elliot Allagash tells the story of Seymour Herson, a pathetic and unpopular eighth-grader who's taken under the wing of the title character, an eccentric teenage billionaire who's recently transferred to his private school in Manhattan and who teaches Seymour everything there is to know about manipulation—while transforming him completely.Read more »
Ever since it was first published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been considered a creative and critical triumph. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for the many film versions of the novel that have been attempted, which have alternately been met with disappointment, confusion, or utter indifference. Now, Australian director Baz Luhrmann, no stranger to spectacle, is set to unleash his own long-awaited re-telling of the tale—a star-studded, mega-watt 3-D extravaganza, with a Jay-Z approved soundtrack and Leonardo DiCaprio as the great one himself. And rest assure: it's a scene.