Is The Great Gatsby worth seeing, or not?

Baz Luhrmann's lavish 3D adaptation of the Great American Novel is polarizing, to say the least

"Great Gatsby"
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After a long and troubled production process, Baz Luhrmann's $100 million 3D adaptation of The Great Gatsby is finally hitting theaters — and the reviews are just as polarized as you might expect. (Watch a trailer for The Great Gatsby below.) Critics are pretty much equally divided on Luhrmann's lavish film adaptation of the Great American Novel, which currently has 46 percent positive reviews at aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

But here's the key question: Is the film worth your time, or not? To help you find an answer, here's a sampling of some of the smartest opinions about The Great Gatsby:

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