The adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s early novel is a likable and spirited pre-gonzo romp but ultimately too watered-down to truly “take the bastards down.”
October comes to a close with The Rum Diary, In Time, Like Crazy and Anonymous.
Hugo tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a 1930′s Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.
Johnny Depp is back and not as a pirate! From the debut novel by Hunter S. Thompson, the increasingly unhinged story of journalist Paul Kemp. Tiring of New York Kemp travels to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes involved with a shady business man and obsessed with his fiancee. It all gets more complicated from there.
Why walk when you can take the train? There’s something mysterious, strange and sometimes downright terrifying about riding the rails — these train-themed films will take you to unexpected destinations, and the journeys en route are full of surprises. All aboard!
The big, loud and blustery set pieces, nifty creature effects (zombies! nekkid mermaids!) and the nimble antics of Captain Jack Sparrow make the fourth Pirates movie an enjoyable voyage, even if it won’t quite shiver your timbers.
This weekend’s releases are all about getting old or coming home: Disney gives us yet another Pirates (mis)adventure, Woody Allen deals with mortality through lovers in Paris, Iraq War veterans find a different war at home, and a wandering musician returns home to face the music.
Rango (Johnny Depp) is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
Have you heard about this Charlie Sheen guy and how he’s gone batsh** insane? Here are a few Charlie movies that will help you remember quieter, less psychotic times, all available for your nostalgic pleasure on Netflix Instant.
Disney’s favorite swashbuckler, Capt. Jack Sparrow is back in the forth installment of the franchise and on the search for the fountain of youth. This time however, he’s brought along the lovely Penelope Cruz on his high seas adventures.
I thought we would basically end up with a less fun version of an Ocean’s Eleven sequel, where everyone is putting in the bare minimum before going off to play catch with their kids.