Johnny Depp

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

December 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Having grown up watching the original "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" with Gene Wilder in the lead of Willy Wonka, yet not seeing the film for quite a few years, I took some time to revisit this classic tale. Around the same time, Tim [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

No one, I think, could have predicted how successful and beloved the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise would become when Disney first announce plans to turn the theme park ride into a full-fledged movie. And yet, here we are with the fourth [...]

Alice In Wonderland

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

When Tim Burton touches a movie project, it is practically guaranteed to have a very distinctive look and feel and also to be outside the realm of what most people would call traditional. When he tackled the classic C.S. Lewis story "Alice In [...]

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

February 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas It's been 10 years since Universal first released the DVD version of Terry Gilliam's "Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas" and I was eager to see has this film would turn out in high definition, as it is an [...]

Public Enemies

November 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Like most movie fans, I love Michael Mann, a creative force who has written, directed and produced many movies that have held audiences captive. Whether he's taking on an epic project like "The Last Of The Mohicans," a purely political [...]

Edward Scissorhands

November 15, 2007 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton is one of those rare directors whose style is so unmistakable that you can tell within seconds of a movie that it was created by him. Together with composer Danny Elfman, they started making full length features with "Pee Wee's Big [...]

From Hell

October 17, 2007 // 0 Comments

It has been some time since a film about the infamous "Jack The Ripper" has been released and since the topic is always good for some spine-tingling on-the-edge-of-your-seat suspense, "From Hell" was a release I was thoroughly looking [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

May 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

Being a fan of the first DVD release of "Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl", I have somehow avoided watching its sequel, "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" up until now. All of the hype of its [...]

Donnie Brasco

May 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

I'm a sucker for mob movies and whether it's one of Scorsese's mafia films, Coppola's treatment, Damiani's "La Piovra" TV series or as in this case Mike Newell's "Donnie Brasco," the subject matter holds [...]

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl

May 21, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Pirates Of The Caribbean" is probably Disney's most successful non-animated movie franchise and by now it is hard to imagine anyone out there hasn't seen Captain Jack Sparrow's exploits on the high seas. This has been one of the [...]
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