“The Great Gatsby” Meets Jay-Z

The trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s latest — an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal novel of roaring wealth and excess in 1922 New York City — opens with a cut from Kanye West and Jay-Z’s “Watch the Throne,” and follows up with an extended cut of Jack White covering U2′s “Love is Blindness.” Some people think it works; I’m not sure.

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