Posts tagged "Johnny Depp"

Movie Review - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Movie Review - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Genre: Action/Adventure Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 129 mins. Premise: Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) chases down a McGuffin – er, the trident of Poseidon – with an old enemy (Javier Bardem) hot on his trail and out for revenge. Behind-the-Scenes: Though the series has seen diminishing box office returns domestically, the last... Read more »

Movie Review: Dark Shadows (**)

Movie Review: Dark Shadows (**)
DARK SHADOWS Genre: Horror Comedy, TV Adaptation, Tim Burton (he’s a genre unto himself at this point) Premise: After being turned into a vampire by a malicious witch (Eva Green) and buried alive, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) awakens centuries later to the year 1972 and returns to his ancestral home to help his dysfunctional clan save the... Read more »

5 Actors in Need of a Reboot

Hollywood is rebooting everything these days, even film franchises that just got the “reimagination” treatment a few years ago like Spider-Man and Superman.   Some actors’ careers could rebooting of sorts as well. Here we go.  Five actors who need to reevaluate what they’ve done to their careers:

Movie Review - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (**)

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES.  141 mins.  PG-13.  Directed by Rob Marshall.  Written by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio. Alright, I’m just going to come right out and say it: the first Pirates of the Caribbean was just okay.  Good even.  A fun summer movie.  But not great.  Certainly not worthy of three... Read more »

Movie Reviews: Rango, The Adjustment Bureau, Take Me Home Tonight

RANGO.  107 mins.  PG.  Directed by Gore Verbinski.  Written by John Logan. Rango is an odd bird among its animated brethren.  It’s not Pixar or Dreamworks, but something altogether different.  Produced by Nickelodeon films and directed by Pirates of the Caribbean’s Gore Verbinski, Rango is an impeccably designed, questionably scripted comedy that should appeal more... Read more »