The Top 5 Baz Luhrmann films

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Baz Luhrmann is an award winning director and here's why we love his films...

Baz Luhrmann

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Even if you haven't watched The Great Gatsby yet, you'll be more than aware of the excitement everyone has had about the remake by director Baz Luhrmann.

Baz Luhrmann is one of the most celebrated directors of the moment and when you look at his work it's not hard to see why.

Now before you say, we know he's only actually done five films but they're all great so that's why we decided to do this lovely countdown.

Check it out below...

Australia - 2008



Despite getting some slightly harsh critiques from the media, we loved the fact Baz decided to make a film about the history of his beloved home country, Australia.

With our love Hugh Jackman giving a great performance alongside Nicole Kidman, we think Baz did a great job and deserved way more praise.

Strictly Ballroom - 1992



This film was Baz's debut into the world of film and unsurpisingly it became a cult classic.

The modest Aussie rom-com is about a ballroom dancer who want to dance his own moves.

Without this film, we wouldn't have been blessed with the rest of Baz's work so you've gotta love it.

The Great Gatsby



We were waxing lyrical in our review so you shouldn't be surprised that we love Baz's latest creation.

It seems Baz had so much fun creating visuals in his first 3D film, you almost can't believe that he's never used that format before.

We reckon even F. Scott Fitzgerald would be blown away with the version Baz made.

Plus the soundtrack is awesome!

Moulin Rouge!



Where do we even start? There was something about this musical that just worked.

The casting of Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, choosing to have them sing a the mix of classic songs.

Oh and the amazing soundtrack single with Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mia and Lil Kim.

It got international praise and would be Baz's most successful flick if it wasn't for...

Romeo + Juliet



Is there a better version of Shakespeare's classic than the one created by Baz?

The ultra modernised version had gangs and guns, Leonardo Caprio and Claire Danes.

We've lost count of how many times we've watched this film and that is the true testimony to Baz's work.

We can't stop loving it even if we tried.

Which is your favourite Baz Luhrmann film?

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