Johnny Depp

Film Review: Terry Gilliam’s passion project The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (UK/France/Spain, 2018) is surprisingly void of any heart

April 10, 2019

“And now…after 25 years in the making…and unmaking” So says the wry on-screen text preceding Terry Gilliam‘s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a near-three decade trek for the eccentric filmmaker whose hope of bringing his off-kilter adventure-comedy to fruition has languished in development hell since its beginnings in 1989. Once intended to be a […]

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Film Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald (UK/USA, 2018) is a dark and shambolic affair

November 14, 2018

2016’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them was the beginning of the expansion of the Harry Potter universe and an opportunity for fans to return to the wizarding world. It’s reception although somewhat mixed, was generally positive Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald is a jaunt back into the magical realm and where the first in […]

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Film Review: Murder On The Orient Express (USA, 2017) beautifully captures the essence of Agatha Christie’s material

November 9, 2017

With its classic style, striking ensemble, and lack of action-heavy set pieces, Murder on the Orient Express may be a little too refined for modern audiences versed in the ways of today’s distraction-centric filmmaking where bigger and louder equals better. Despite the film being void of any staple action moment, Orient Express still delivers on […]

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Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded Murder on the Orient Express gets first trailer

June 2, 2017

The classic Agatha Christie 1934 murder mystery novel has again been given to big-screen treatment, this time with Kenneth Branagh at the helm as both director and playing the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Set aboard the famous train in pre-World War II Europe, fingers are pointed when an unlikable billionaire is murdered on the carriage. As […]

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Interview:Pirates of the Caribbean directors talk Dead Men Tell No Tales, Sir Paul McCartney and more

May 24, 2017

After 2012’s Kon-Tiki went down in history as the first Norwegian film to pick up nominations for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe, directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg were well-placed to score a job helming one of the most ambitious franchises in modern mainstream cinema: Pirates of the Caribbean. Disney’s monstrously successful billion-dollar […]

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Author Rusty Young talks about the new documentary Wildlands; the companion piece to Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

March 7, 2017

You may already know that Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is hitting stores this week. But did you know that some of the stories and missions in the game revolve around true stories and some scary and amazing characters from Bolivia?  To tell us more about these real-life stories, the release of the game is […]

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Johnny Depp to star in Cannes film The Libertine directed by Brett Ratner

May 12, 2016

It’s been reported that Johnny Depp will be the star of the upcoming film by Brett Ratner The Libertine. With a script written by Ben Kopit, the title has been inspired by french diplomat Dominique Strauss-Kahn‘s (Depp) story of how he was accused of sexual assault and was put under house arrest. In 2011, Strauss-Kahn had […]

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Pirates of the Caribbean returns with Sir Paul McCartney

March 29, 2016

Adding to their musical members like Keith Richards, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has confirmed a beetle will join the cast in the fifth (not sure if this is the last) installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales. Paul McCartney is amongst the team which has reportedly proceeded with a heavfty set-piece designed especially for his […]

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New trailer for Alice Through The Looking Glass debuts

February 17, 2016

A new trailer for the upcoming Alice Through The Looking Glass debuted during the Grammy’s earlier in the week. The sequel to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland sees Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter reprise their roles in an adventure that will see Alice and company enter the whimsical world of Underland. […]

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New ‘Notorious Gangster’ featurette released for Black Mass

September 17, 2015

Ahead of the release of Black Mass in early October, a new ‘Notorious Gangster’ featurette has been released to give audiences a glimpse behind into the making of the film. Historical context, actors’ transformations and much more is discussed. Click through to watch the featurette and to find out more about the feature film… Three-time […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Orlando Bloom confirmed to return for the fifth Pirates of the Carribean film

August 16, 2015

Though the Australian tabloids pretty much ruined this surprise announcement earlier in the year, when Orlando Bloom was spotted in and around Gold Coast where they were filming the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Man Tell No Tales, Disney confirmed at their D23 Expo today that yes – Will Turner is back. IGN reported […]

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Check out Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger in the new Black Mass trailer

May 26, 2015

If you’re a fan of Johnny Depp (and let’s face it, we all are) then you’ll definitely want to check out the trailer for his latest film, Black Mass. Directed by Scott Cooper, the movie is a biopic based on the life of James “Whitey” Bulger, as told by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill in […]

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Captain Jack Sparrow is back as production for new Pirates of the Caribbean film begins in Australia

February 18, 2015

Johnny Depp is to return to his iconic Academy Award-nominated role of Captain Jack Sparrow. Production for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has commenced in Queensland, Australia. The fifth instalment in the blockbuster franchise is directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning. New cast members will be joining Depp – Oscar […]

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