The Great Gatsby

A boy remembers reading The Great Gatsby when he was nine, the novel not as daunting as he would have thought, and when the last page was leafed through, a boy noted how expressive Fitzgerald was in his writing. We’ve all heard of the Roaring Twenties, the economic flourishing that made every person richer than the next, added with Fitzgerald’s flamboyant description, nothing could go wrong in this consumeristic utopia. The film adaptation from 2013, carves out a panache and spectacle that rightfully belongs to the novel, 3D effects acting as the icing on the cake. Be…