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Readers’ Choice 2013: What Was the Best Movie of the Year?

It’s that magical time of year, folks: the time for “best of” lists.

Last week, we asked you to tweet us your picks for Favorite Movie, Favorite TV Show, Favorite Musician, Favorite Celeb Story or Scandal, and Celeb of the Year. From your suggestions, we put together a shortlist of nominees in each…

Matt Russoniello | December 9, 2013 - 6:00 pm

How Carey Mulligan Inspired Daisy’s Dazzling Style in ‘The Great Gatsby’

When it came time to create the fashions for The Great Gatsby’s leading lady, costume designer Catherine Martinneeded little more inspiration than the woman behind Daisy Buchanan: Carey Mulligan.

“The portrayal of Daisy by Carey really opened my eyes to who that character was,” Martin recently told Celebuzz during an afternoon at the…

Cory Lopez | September 2, 2013 - 8:00 pm

What’s Next for Baz Luhrmann? Possibly Some More Shakespeare

With The Great Gatsby retreating into his rearview mirror, Baz Luhrmann is moving on with work. But that doesn’t mean a new movie.

For now, the director is taking a breather from the big screen to tackle other “creative things,” he told us, sitting in the The Fitzgerald Suite at The Plaza in New…

Cory Lopez | August 30, 2013 - 9:00 am

How Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Is Spreading the American Dream

Just hours before hopping a plane to premiere The Great Gatsby in China, director Baz Luhrmann sat down with us to discuss the significance of showing his adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic American fiction to Chinese audiences.

“There’s this fascination with the American Dream,” Luhrmann enthused. “And I’m so intrigued about it.”

Cory Lopez | August 29, 2013 - 9:00 am

Spend Memorial Day at the Movies

Memorial Day is all about kicking off the summer season outdoors — with hours of day drinking, backyard barbeques and tanning.

But we’re here to say, shun the sun this year. Especially since the weather doesn’t look like its cooperating, take this holiday to enjoy the great indoors instead. And what better to…

Cory Lopez | May 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Tops Weekend Box Office With $70.6M

J.J. Abrams has another hit to his name.

Star Trek Into Darkness has taken the No. 1 spot from Iron Man 3 to win the weekend box office, thanks to some $70.6 million in ticket sales. The sequel to 2009’s Star Trek has grossed a domestic four-day total of $84.1 million, according to…

Peggy Truong | May 19, 2013 - 3:20 pm

‘Downton Abbey’ With Farts, Misheard ’90s Lyrics, Butterscotch Candybatch, And Other Funny Things

So I very recently finished reading The Hunger Games Trilogy. Yeah, I know, I’m like more than three years late to the party. Whatever, sue me.  For all you know, I was busy doing very important things like saving the world or re-watching all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls. But anyway, I really enjoyed the

Matt Russoniello | May 16, 2013 - 6:30 pm

The Stars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ Step Out at Cannes

Cannes is officially underway and it all kicked-off with a little indie we’ve never heard of already mega-hit starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, The Great Gatsby.

Ms. Mulligan was stylin’ in a Balenciaga by Alexander Wang LBJ (little black jumpsuit, it’s a thing) at her photocall and she stunned in a long white dress…

Alana Altmann | May 15, 2013 - 1:30 pm

6 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend

When is Kate Middleton due? What did Miley Cyrus say in a series of tweets? And who will officially be taking over Late Night duties when Jimmy Fallon leaves for The Tonight Show?

Celebuzz has a round-up of the weekend’s hottest stories.

Prince Harry And Missy Franklin Are BFFs Now

Peggy Truong | May 13, 2013 - 8:30 am

Sorry Gatsby: ‘Iron Man 3’ Wins Weekend Box Office With $72.5M

Jay Gatsby and company couldn’t catch up to Tony Stark’s box office party this weekend, as Iron Man 3 sailed to the top for the second weekend in a row.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Marvel blockbuster grossed another $72.5 million in North America, bringing its worldwide total to $950 million.

Peggy Truong | May 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Well Done, Jay-Z: ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack Could Reach No. 2 On Billboard 200

The star-studded party otherwise known as Music from Baz Luhrmann’s Film The Great Gatsby, aka. The Great Gatsby soundtrack is making plenty of noise in the music world.

Billboard is reporting that the Jay-Z produced album, featuring gems from Fergie, Lana Del Rey, Beyonce Knowles (duh) and Jay himself, could sell more than…

Peggy Truong | May 11, 2013 - 5:22 pm

Carey Mulligan and Stephen Colbert Visit ‘Reading Rainbow’

Can’t read? You can still become an Academy Award nominated actress, or that’s what we got out of this clip from last night’s The Colbert Report. Fortunately LeVar Burton is here to help Stephen Colbert and the lovely, but illiterate, Carey Mulligan. And he brought along his reading glasses. We’ve missed you LeVar, where have you been?

Robert Kessler | May 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

How Great Gatsby Would Live in New York Now

The Great Jay Gatsby — he remains the man, the myth, the legend of the Roaring Twenties.

But what if this larger-than-life literary character lived outside the Jazz Era? How would his lavish lifestyle — from those sprawling private parties and swanky speakeasies, to the flashy mansions, cars and fashions — translate to a…

Cory Lopez | May 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Welcome To The World Of Gatsby

Few films of the past several years have brought as much anticipation as Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming epic The Great Gatsby, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. 

But Gatsby has brought more with it than just the standard fan excitement.

From top partnerships, to fashion news that has taken over New

Scott Bernberg | May 9, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Gatsby Soundtrack Proves That Great Music Is Timeless

From the luxe set design to the glamorous costumes, everything about the upcoming Baz Luhrmann take on The Great Gatsby just exudes style and class.

Case in point: one full listen to the Gatsby soundtrack illustrates how to take some of today’s hottest hip hop and pop artists and make them the perfect fit for

Scott Bernberg | May 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Got A Thing For Suits

In The Great Gatsby, Baz Luhrmann’s take on the beloved F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, Leonardo DiCaprio rocks many, many suits.

Just take a look at the third theatrical trailer for the film: Leo goes pink, tan, white, black (for a tuxedo) and light brown. And that’s just the trailer.

Whether it’s…

Peggy Truong | May 8, 2013 - 9:00 am

Create Your Own Stylish Gatsby Avatar

Stylish men about town and gorgeous women on the go always need to put their best foot forward – even on the Internet.

With that in mind, the makers of The Great Gatsby, the new film directed by visionary Baz Luhrmann and opening in theaters Friday, have released the Gatsby Avatar Creator.

The app

Scott Bernberg | May 6, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Watch: Stars Shine At Great Gatsby World Premiere

The stars were out in force at the Lincoln Center in New York for the “Black Carpet” World Premiere of The Great Gatsby, which open in theaters this Friday.

Director Baz Luhrmann was joined by stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan at the star-studded event held, naturally, in the heart of…

Scott Bernberg | May 6, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Carey Mulligan Goes Androgynous For ‘The Great Gatsby’ Pre-Met Ball Screening

On the even of fashion’s biggest night, Carey Mulligan attended a pre-Met Ball screening of her newest movie, The Great Gatsby.

Joining Mulligan at the MOMA in New York City were Emma Roberts, Mark Sanchez and former Downton Abbey star, Dan Stevens.

Mulligan told the latest issue of Flaunt magazine that…

Kelly Lynch | May 5, 2013 - 8:28 pm

Iconic Menswear For The Summer of Gatsby

For cool men’s fashion with an inspired Roaring 20’s twist, it looks to be a hot “Summer of Gatsby.” With the release of visionary director Baz Luhrmann’s (Romeo+Juliet, Moulin Rogue) new film just days away – it opens in theaters everywhere May 10th – and a partnership between filmmakers and iconic menswear brand Brooks Brothers,…

Scott Bernberg | May 3, 2013 - 2:30 pm
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