Baz Luhrmann, Blood Libel and a Vaguely Jewish Gatsby

In Luhrmann's film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, one of literature's most lazily sketched anti-Semitic caricatures is deftly played by ... a Bollywood idol?

There is nothing subtle about Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age classic "The Great Gatsby." Nothing, that is, apart from a Bollywood idol’s performance as Meyer Wolfsheim, the Jewish mobster and business partner of Jay Gatsby.