Johnny Depp


August 28, 2001 // 0 Comments

Gee, another Hollywood production focusing on the illegal drug scene. While ostensibly a cautionary tale of the fate destined to befall those who make the narcotics trade the focus of their lives, "Blow" follows in the footsteps of most such [...]


August 27, 2001 // 0 Comments

Say what you want about Miramax, they have been a competitor for the checkered flag of movies consistently for the last few years. They maybe haven’t won the race each time, but the company has certainly had films represented. Last year’s Academy [...]

Benny & Joon

January 12, 2001 // 0 Comments

Jeremiah Chechik’s "Benny and Joon" is one of the most beloved films of the 1990s. It is the story of three lives – Benny (Aidan Quinn), his sister Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson) and their new ’caregiver, ’ Sam (Johnny Depp) – [...]

Edward Scissorhands

August 11, 2000 // 0 Comments

The name Tim Burton has always been a guarantor for visionary movie making and a very strong visually driven direction. This style makes him a very distinguishable director but at the same time makes him very unique as well. No one makes movies like Tim [...]

The Ninth Gate

July 25, 2000 // 0 Comments

"The Ninth Gate" returns director Roman Polanski to the supernatural turf previously tread in such earlier efforts as "Repulsion" and "Rosemary’s Baby." ("The Fearless Vampire Killers" played up more of the laughs [...]

Sleepy Hollow

May 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

With every new release of a movie by cult director Tim Burton, viewers can rest assured that the vision they are presented with in each particular film is a rather unique one, no matter how familiar the thematic itself may be. Burton managed to flesh out [...]

The Astronaut’s Wife

February 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

I like movies that come from the "What if?" or the "Wouldn’t it be cool if?" school of filmmaking. These are movies that start with a very basic central premise that is usually built around one idea or even one scene. For example, [...]

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

November 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

I missed "Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas" during its theatrical run. Fortunately, now that Universal Home Video have released this title on DVD, I’ve finally been able to see this exceptional film. "Exceptional" might actually be the [...]
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