Articles tagged johnny depp

‘Transcendence’ Is a High-Tech Mess of Subplots

Like Dr. Caster's (Johnny Depp) experiments, Transcendence is much smarter in theory than it is in practice.

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With ‘The Rum Diary,’ Johnny Depp seeks ‘closure’ with an old friend

ORLANDO, Fla. — Like everyone who knew him, Johnny Depp collected Hunter S. Thompson stories. The first one is how the already-famous actor first met his

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8 Feb 2011 // 9:00 AM

Super Spots or Big Blunders

A lot of production, distribution, and marketing companies spent a lot of time and a lot of money to air ads for movies that are six months away. Which ones will make them a lot of money instead of costing exactly that?

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Arizona Dream: Warner Archive Collection

An interesting historical document, coming as it did before Johnny Depp's super-stardom and at the beginnings of "Indiewood".

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The Doors and Various Artists - When You’re Strange (new album / video / stream)

The Doors and Various Artists When You’re Strange (Songs From The Motion Picture) (Rhino) Releasing: 6 April Tom DiCillo’s new documentary about the Doors

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Finally, an all-star charity jam you might be interested in for musical reasons as well as altruistic ones. Legendary Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan assembled a

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The only thing more buzz-generating for an artist than having a video directed by Johnny Depp is to have that video banned. Sheffield workhorses Babybird

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9 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Rags to Riches: The Fangirl Phenomena

Take a quick look at fangirl history and you will realize that fangirls’ devotion has “made” some of the most significant players in pop culture history. Fangirls are one of the primary drivers in popular media and today they are more empowered than ever before.

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The First 100 Episodes

SpongeBob SquarePants: The First 100 Episodes - Nickelodeon [$117]

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Tim Burton’s highly anticipated interpretation of the Lewis Carrol/Disney classic promises to deliver with a clever mix of live action and computer animation.

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Alice in Wonderland will be out early next year March 5, 2010. Tim Burton here forgoes a direct remake of the animated film, instead reinterpreting it as

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This new Terry Gilliam film will surely get major play because it features the final performance of Heath Ledger, but that aside, the visual side

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30 Jun 2009 // 6:09 AM

If it seems appropriate that “Public Enemies,” director Michael Mann’s film starring Johnny Depp as Depression-era bank robber and all-around gangster John Dillinger, is

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Glenn Tilbrook and the Fluffers: Pandemonium Ensues

Pandemonium Ensues is Glenn Tilbrook's third solo album since fronting Squeeze, and though it suffers from some spotty moments, it provides plenty of the magical melodic gifts for which Tilbrook is known, along with several pleasing sonic surprises.

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28 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.

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12 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

While Gonzo makes a familiar case, that Thompson frequently lost himself in celebrity, it also argues for his legacy, not cynicism but optimism.

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Burton indulges in meticulously designed, deliberately artificial sets, cinematography that makes the world monochromatic, protagonists with pale skin and sunken eyes – but it's that passion coursing beneath the surface that makes this film feel more alive than anything he's done in years.

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10 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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