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10 Epic Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

It’s only the second week of the year, you’re still in holiday mode and haven’t quite gotten back into the hectic swing of…

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16 Of The Best Restaurants In Surfers Paradise

It’s the glitter strip that put our humble surf city on the worldwide tourist map, but there is oh so much more to Surfers Paradise…

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Get Festive With The Best Christmas Events Happening On The Gold Coast

No matter how old we get or how busy our lives become, each year we still get just as excited for the onslaught of Christmas events that…

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Say Goodbye To 2021 At The Hottest New Year’s Eve Parties On The Gold Coast

Pop the champas, fill the flutes and woo those arms—we’re totally ready to say goodbye to yet another raging dumpster fire of a…

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8 Queensland Music Festivals Actually Happening This Summer

Are you ready to dance? And yes, we mean actual dancing. None of this, 2020-2021 awkward bopping on as you walk from your table to the bar.…

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Here Are The Coolest Christmas Party Venues On The Coast

So you’ve been enlisted to organise the office Christmas party—eek. The pressure is on and chances are you’re…

Bars & Pubs
The Gold Coast’s Best Booze Delivery Services To Stock Up Your Fridge

Drinks delivered to your doorstep. What a wonderful concept. Unfortunately (or fortunately) it's become a bit of a necessity amid the…

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Australia’s First Luxury Beachside Rooftop Precinct Just Opened In Surfers Paradise

Summer is all about basking in the sun, relaxing in the pool, soaking up the beachside vibes and dancing long into the night. Well, now you…

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Heads Up, This Year’s Bleach* Festival Has Been Postponed Until 2022

Brace yourselves for some truly bummer news: the recent COVID-19 developments across South-East Queensland have forced the cancellation of…

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50 Free (Or Cheap) Things To Do On The Gold Coast

What a pain! You’ve got 20 bucks burning a hole in your pocket and you don’t know how to spend it. Said no one, ever. After all,…

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A Massive Beachside Music Festival Is Hitting The Gold Coast This September

Music lovers, stop what you’re doing and listen up: a brand new, free music festival will grace the shores of the Gold Coast in…

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Channel Your Inner Artist At Burleigh’s Psychedelic New Paint And Sip Studio

Who doesn’t love a good paint and sip session? It’s hard to go wrong when you’ve got that magic combo of good company,…

Bars & Pubs
Inside Miami’s Charming New Open-Air Beer Garden

Prepare to soak up the industrial-chic vibes of Miami’s hottest new kid on the block, SPEC. The stylishly grungy open-air beer garden…

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A Multi-Sensory Immersive Experience Is Happening In Burleigh This Weekend

A multi-sensory, immersive experience of art and music. Intrigued? So are we. This is Art is kicking off their latest collaborative event,…

Bars & Pubs
Broadbeach Is Getting A Swanky New Whiskey And Tapas Bar

It’s raining new venues on the Gold Coast and we’re struggling to keep up. One of the new upcoming additions to the Broadbeach…

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An Inside Look At Surfers Paradise’s New Multi-Million Dollar Waterfront Pavilion

Stunning beaches, a laid back coastal lifestyle and summer basically all year round—we’re pretty lucky here on the sunny Gold…

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A Rosé Festival Is Hitting The Gold Coast This Weekend

Rosé lovers—you know who you are—it’s time to unabashedly praise the most superior type of wine out there with the…

Bars & Pubs
Escape To The Greek Islands At The Gold Coast’s Lush New Wine Bar

If you’ve been dreaming of escaping to the Greek islands but are obviously landlocked (lookin’ at you, COVID), we found a…

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Black Hops Just Opened A New Brewery, And We’ll Drink To That

When it comes to GC breweries, we have nothing but big love for Black Hops. Founded by three best mates back in 2014, it’s since grown…

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Get Sipping On Robina Pavilion’s Limited-Edition Margarita Menu

We feel sorry for the people who don’t enjoy a good margarita, but unfortunately, this article is not for them. From now until Monday…

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Prepare To Be Amazed At This Weekend’s Massive Sand Sculpture Festival

Surfers Paradise will be transformed into a circus-themed outdoor gallery of colour, movement, music and huge artworks this weekend for this…

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Heads Up, This Gold Coast Gin Distillery Is Opening A Stunning Bar This Weekend

WildFlower are known for their delicious botanical gin flavours (and more experimental flavours like their lamington one) and now…

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Let Loose At 14 Of The Hottest Bars In Surfers Paradise

Whether you want to enjoy a social cocktail with friends, or you want to fist-pump to David Guetta until 5am, the iconic Surfers Paradise…

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Sip Your Way Through The Gold Coast’s Best Margaritas

If there’s anything we’ve learned from years of Mexican-themed parties and taco nights, it’s that the pros know margs much…

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Get Cosy At The Best Wine Bars On The Gold Coast

Calling on all seasoned wine drinkers! You know who you are—you gotta wind down on Wednesday, you love a thirsty Thursday,…

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Sip On Love Potions At This Pop-Up Exhibition Dedicated To Love And Heartbreak

Breaking up is hard to do, but giving away your ex’s stuff to a pop-up exhibition is not. Enter QT’s Heartbreak Hotel: Museum…

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Hold On To Your Pints, Surfers Paradise Just Scored Its First Brewery And Brewpub

Hold on to your pint glasses, because we’re bringing you some breaking hospitality news: Surfers Paradise’s first and only…

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Bask In The European Vibes Of Brunswick Heads’ Dreamy New Aperitivo Bar

Lazy afternoons basking in the golden hour, sipping on wine with appetizing delicacies on hand—no, we’re not describing your…

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Find Your Balance At Burleigh Waters’ New Glow-In-The-Dark SUP Tours

Boasting picturesque beaches and waterways, it’s no wonder that we Gold Coasters love a waterborne adventure, but after spending all…

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Scoop Up Some Summer Chill, An Ice Cream And Circus Festival Is Hitting The Gold Coast This Weekend

Looking to fill in your summer calendar? If you’re anything like us you’ll be trying to keep the holiday vibes going as long as…

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Make Your Own Cheese Board At Burleigh’s Cosy New Wine Bar And Cellar

It’s raining Mediterranean-inspired joints on the Gold Coast lately and we are most definitely not complaining—we love it so…

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Sip Cocktails In The Sunshine At Gold Coast’s Best Rooftop Bars

With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year—a scorching summer, delightful autumn, mild winter and stunning spring—it’s…

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Hop Across The Border, Three Blue Ducks Just Opened A Wine Bar In Byron

The iconic crew from Three Blue Ducks just launched their latest venue in Byron Bay and it is stunning. Taking over the old Locura…

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Start Practicing Your Moves, Indoor Dance Floors Are Allowed To Reopen Next Week

Yes, Queensland, it's been a while between dances—but as of noon on Monday 14 December, you'll be able to hit the floor again.…

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Sink A Few Cold Ones At Miami’s New Massive Brewpub

Spending long days at the beach, relaxing in the sun, sinking a few coldies—summer is looking good. Chuck the Gold Coast’s…

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Get Clued Up, The Gold Coast Just Scored A Hidden Mezcal-Inspired Speakeasy

Veladora is the Gold Coast’s newest hidden gem (it’s so hidden, in fact, that even we won’t tell you where it is;…

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Get Spooked At 6 Of This Year’s Best Gold Coast Halloween Parties

If you want to celebrate Spooky Season to its fullest, then don your best costume and hit the streets, because there’s plenty of…

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5 Awesome Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Week

If your weekends are for chilling and your weekdays are for doing, then we’ve got you. We’ve rounded up all the best things to…

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Tuck Into 8 Of The Best Restaurants In Coolangatta

Long gone are the days that your only choices for dinner in Coolangatta were chain Mexican and noodle takeaways—and thank goodness for…

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Get Hyped, Nobby’s Just Scored A New Backyard Cafe And Bar Pop-Up

Scott Imlach and the notorious Imlach Group are at it again with another hospitality project that’ll no doubt get crowds hyped and…

Bars & Pubs
Drink Up, Here’s The Ultimate Guide To All The Best Bars On The Gold Coast

Eating and shopping your way around the Gold Coast’s best restaurants and boutiques can be thirsty work. Luckily, our glorious surf…

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Start Sipping, Here’s Where You Can Make Your Own Gin On The Coast

Gin, whether it’s served straight, with tonic over ice or mixed in a cocktail, is a perennial favourite of ours. Sure, we love to…

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Hail Down A Tuk Tuk, An Epic Neon-Soaked Asian Eatery Has Just Hit The Gold Coast

Prepare to be blown away, because your favourite crew from Justin Lane have just thrown open the doors to an incredible, neon-lit Asian…

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Get Ready To Smash Popcorn And Choc Tops, This Gold Coast Cinema Is Finally Re-Opening

You’d think that after months of binging Netflix, Stan and every single streaming service known to man that we’d be over the…

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Book Now, These Gold Coast Restaurants Are Open For Dine-In Meals

Unless you've been living under a rock, you will have heard that some Gold Coast restaurants and cafes have re-opened for dine-in…

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Roll Down Your Windows, Miami Marketta Is Reopening This Weekend As A Drive-Thru Market

Get ready to binge on all your favourite street food this weekend, because Miami Marketta is back in action.  Reopening to the public…

Bars & Pubs
Stock Up On Ice, These Gold Coast Bars Are Serving Takeaway Cocktails

COVID-19 has taken a lot from us, but one of the things we’ve been missing most is cocktails. Whether you enjoyed them with a quiet…

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Here’s What You Can Do This Anzac Day On The Gold Coast

Anzac Day  on the Gold Coast is going to look a lot different in 2020. With all of us in isolation and staying at home as much as we…

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Up Your Cocktail Game With These Epic Home-Delivered Gold Coast Cocktail Mixers

If ever there was a time to perfect your cocktail skills at home, this is it. But thanks to the clever crew at the Gold Coast’s…

News
Keep Up To Date With This Rolling List Of Cancelled Gold Coast Events

After growing concerns around public health, several of the Gold Coast’s major events have been cancelled.  As it stands, the…

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Feel The Beat At Byron Bay’s Best Live Music Venues

You can hedge your bets on catching a live music gig every night of the week in Byron Bay. There’s an array of quirky venues for…

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All The Best Events To Hit Up On The Gold Coast This March

Although the temperature is starting to fade, there’s no end in sight for things to do and see around the Gold Coast. From giant plant…

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Feel The Aussie Spirit At Gold Coast’s Best Australia Day Long Weekend Events

Gold Coast’s summer is far from over. And this year’s true blue Australia Day events are here to celebrate the mateship of all…

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Save The Date, Hilltop Hoods Are Headlining This Brand New Gold Coast Festival

It’s been nothing but good news for Gold Coast and Brisbane’s music scene lately, with festival after festival arriving on our…

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Soak In The Salty Seabreezes At Moxy’s Rooftop Bar In Coolangatta

Where did the idea of placing a bar on a roof come from? What served as inspiration for this radical concept? Who is the mastermind behind…

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Rock Out Until The Wee Hours At Nightcap, Nobby Beach’s Grungy New Party Bar

You know summer has arrived when new venues are flooding your feed on a daily basis.  Just opened, Nightcap is brought to you by the…

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Save The Date, A Huge Rosé Festival Is Popping Up Next Month

Queenslanders, it's time to dust down those glad rags, pop on your best lippy or dapper tie and celebrate the not-so-humble blush bevvy…

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Get Busy With All The Best Events Hitting The Gold Coast This October

Just like this stunning spring weather, your calendar is about to heat up. This month is absolutely crammed with mammoth events like…

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Look Inside Miss Moneypenny’s Dreamy New Broadbeach Restaurant

If we were to name the most hotly anticipated opening of the spring, this would be it.   It seems like an eternity since we…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Oktoberfest On The Coast

Cancel your weekend plans and start saving your hard-earned cash because Oktoberfest is about to hit the Gold Coast. …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside Fat Freddy’s Beach Bar And Diner

Anticipation has been high for the arrival of popular Noosa-born brand Miss Moneypenny’s. But it takes two to truly tango, and Fat…

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The Verdict | Lupo’s Reimagined Late-Night Italian Trattoria And Bar

It’s no secret we have a huge crush on Lupo. This progressive neighbourhood bar and eatery has carved its own path since opening two…

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Grab The Glitter, The Coast’s Sexy Cabaret Makes Its Grand Debut

If you’ve ever dreamt about stepping into a captivating scene from the Great Gatsby, now’s your chance.  The realisation…

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Prepare To Party, Surfers Paradise Beer Gardens Unveils Its Mega Makeover

If you’re a Gold Coast-raised child of the 80s or 90s, there’s a good chance a portion of your adulthood (and possibly a slice…

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Treat Yourself At 15 Of The Gold Coast’s Absolute Best Restaurants Right Now

There’s no denying the Gold Coast of 2019 is a foodie’s paradise. But finding the right restaurant to suit that special night…

Activities & Itineraries
Smash A Hole In One At The Coast’s Best Mini Golf Courses

Ah, mini-golf. The gift that keeps on giving. Although it has teetered on the edge of irrelevance for decades, it refuses to abandon us.…

News
Hola! Team Lockwood Reveals A New Tequila Bar And Cantina Project

Back in 2017, these guys earned our utmost respect upon opening one of the Coast’s boldest bars—a hidden-away speakeasy which…

Entertainment
Broadbeach’s Game-Changing Spiegelclub Announces First Cabaret Show

Awakening a new era of world-class entertainment, it's almost time to say hello to The Pink Flamingo. The brainchild of hospitality…

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The Decider | 9 Spots To Catch State Of Origin This Week

Footy fans will be hanging on the edge of their seats for State of Origin’s match three decider.  On the hunt for some seriously…

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Nahm Kitchen And Bar Is Bringing Authentic Thai Eats Back To The Coast

While we love a greasy pad Thai on a lazy Sunday night, sometimes you just can’t beat fresh, authentic flavours and that’s…

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FuFu Is Slinging Lemongrass Spritzes And Asian Fusion Eats At Their New Bottomless Brunch

If you haven’t stopped by Mermaid Beach’s FuFu in a while, then consider this your call to action. The venue, run by Gold Coast…

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An Enchanting Light Festival Is Coming To The Coast

If you’re looking to add a bit of magic to your winter, we have news for you! A light festival is coming to the Gold Coast and…

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14 Unmissable Events To Hit Up This July

As we officially launch into the second half of 2019 and cosy up for winter nights indoors, crisp weekend roadies and everything in between,…

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Gear Up, An 80s-Inspired Gaming Arcade Has Opened On The Coast

Round up your mates and prepare to hit peak nostalgia because Level Up is dishing out old school fun with their slick, new Broadbeach…

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A Dedicated Patrón Bar Has Popped Up In Palm Beach

If the cold winter nights have got you huddled up on the couch binging Netflix, we’ve got the perfect excuse to get you out of your…

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Why You Need To Hit Up This Cocktail-Slinging Art Class

While we love catching up with our mates at the bar, there’s just something about creative boozy workshops that has us hooked. So,…

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Get Cosy At The Collective’s Christmas In July Feast

If you’ve longed for a white Christmas, then we’ve got good news for you. Pull on those gaudy Christmas jumpers because The…

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Where To Find The Tastiest Thai On The Gold Coast

Thai food makes the world—and, in particular, Gold Coast—a better place. From table-bending banquets to pants-less takeaways,…

Bars & Pubs
8 Of The Best Bars To Hop Around Byron Bay

Byron has always had that extra dollop of urban hip, so what better way to cruise around the beachside mecca than to bar hop from one end of…

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Become A Cocktail Connoisseur At This Mixology Masterclass

We’re big fans of sipping a cocktail in the sunshine. And while we appreciate a good tipple, we’re also partial to making them…

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Inside Look | Madam Fu Is Slinging Asian Beers And Sichuan Snapper Bao

We’ve been huge fans of Fu Manchu on Chevron Island since its inception back in 2016. So, when we found out they were opening a sister…

News
Host Your Next Party In This Jaw-Dropping Glasshouse

Since their amazing renos back in 2017, The Island has been our go-to for sweet little staycations and epic Sunday sessions at their rooftop…

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Rug Up, A Month-Long Winter Festival Is Taking Over Burleigh

Call us crazy but we think winter is one of the best times to be on the Gold Coast. Where else do you get crisp mornings that turn into…

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14 Unmissable Events To Check Out This June

Sure, we may complain about the frosty mornings, but really, we don’t have winter too bad in these parts, especially when the GC are…

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Sip Japanese Whisky And Feast Omakase-Style At This Epic Dining Experience

If you need further proof whisky is having a serious moment on the Gold Coast, look no further than Yamagen’s latest dining…

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Inside Look | Palm Beach’s New Rum Bar Is Made For Winter Nights

If you needed further proof that Palm Beach is officially one of the Coast’s coolest burbs, then this is it. Nestled on the Gold Coast…

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9 Sweet Spots To Wine And Dine Your Date On The Coast

With so many amazing and unique restaurants to choose from on the Gold Coast, make date night compulsory! Whether you’re on the prowl…

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6 Epic Spots To Check Out In Coolangatta After Dark

Laid back, with just the right amount of buzz, Coolangatta is one of our favourite beachside suburbs to head out after the sun has set.…

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Inside Look | This Epic Day Club Is Your Key To An Endless Summer

If you’ve been dreaming of a Bali getaway or a European jaunt but your funds just can’t get you there, we’ve got good news…

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A Romeo And Juliet-Themed Dance Party Is Happening On The Coast

It’s been over twenty years since Baz Luhrmann shattered your heart into a thousand tiny pieces via his modern-day telling of the…