Film Review: Fantastic Beasts 2 – The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second instalment in the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling. Continuing on from its predecessor, the film begins with the escape of the powerful Dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), who has set about gathering followers to begin his plan to […]

Film Review: Murder On The Orient Express

Directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on Agatha Christie‘s train-set 1934 whodunnit, Murder On The Orient Express centres on the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh). When a passenger is murdered in his compartment aboard the Simplon-Istanbul Express, Poirot has to work out who did the dirty deed on the snow drift-stalled train.

Actor Ranked: Johnny Depp

From Pirates of The Caribbean to a host of Tim Burton films, Johnny Depp goes all out when it comes to acting, and it’s very rare that he doesn’t give a performance that you’ll be talking about for the rest of the year. Here is my ranking of his performances (not of the films themselves) […]

Top 12 On-Screen Portrayals of Real-Life Gangsters

(Written for Filmoria) Next week sees the release of the hugely anticipated Legend, which stars Tom Hardy as both of the notorious Kray twins. To celebrate the film’s release, we take a look at 12 of the best on-screen portrayals of real-life gangsters in film. Set to be released on 9th September and directed by […]

New Poster For Disney’s ‘Into The Woods’ Arrives

(Written for Filmoria) This week we have a brand new poster for Rob Marshall’s highly anticipated upcoming family musical, Into The Woods. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, the new poster sees a sinister Meryl Streep creeping out from the darkness, luring audiences in to find out exactly what her story is. Based on the Tony […]

Film Review: Transcendence

Directed by Wally Pfister, Transcendence is a sci-fi thriller that follows Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence. As he works toward his goal of creating an omniscient, sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions, his highly […]

DVD Review: The Lone Ranger

Based on the radio series of the same name, The Lone Ranger is based on the fictional character, Lone Ranger (Armie Hammer), a masked former Texas Ranger who fights injustice with his Native American friend, Tonto (Johnny Depp). Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and directed by Gore Verbinski, the film recounts […]

Saoirse Rona To Lead Wes Anderson’s Latest

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) With an ensemble cast already checked in to Wes Anderson’s upcoming The Grand Budapest Hotel, news this week confirms that Oscar-nominee Saoirse Ronan is set to play the female lead in the period picture. Already starring Anderson regulars Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, and Jason Schwartzman, as well as a […]

Jude Law Sure To Be Delightfully Twee In Wes Anderson’s Next

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Wes Anderson has always been known for a having a brilliant yet sometimes surprising cast ensemble in his films, and with Johnny Depp, one of the biggest names yet, signing up for his next film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, it looks as if nothing is about to change. Following […]

Another New Image of Johnny Depp in ‘Dark Shadows’

(Written for HeyUGuys) Another image of Johnny Depp in Tim Burton‘s retelling of the 1966-1971 classic gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows, has been released this week. No trailer yet, but Depp looks better and better each image we see, so for most that’s already enough to look forward to on its own.

New Picture of An Undead Johnny Depp in ‘Dark Shadows’

(Written for HeyUGuys) Warner Bros. has shared a new photograph of Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer this week, showing the undead couple in Tim Burton‘s retelling of the 1966-1971 classic gothic soap opera, Dark Shadows. The film follows Barnabas Collins (Depp), a wealthy playboy who is transformed into a vampire and buried by a jilted […]

Film Review: The Rum Diary

(Published on Lost In The Multiplex and in Issue 4 of my publication In Retrospect) The Rum Diary, directed by Bruce Robinson, follows journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) who travels to Puerto Rico to escape the American life. Here, he starts writing for a run-down newspaper, The San Juan Star, with stressed-out editor Lotterman (Richard […]

New Poster for Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Bruce Robinson‘s film adaptation of American journalist Hunter S. Thompson‘s The Rum Diary has been given a new poster depicting a drunken Johnny Depp in Puerto Rico. Depp plays the character of Paul Kemp, a freelance journalist who travels to Puerto Rico to start writing for a run-down newspaper, […]

Film Review: Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides

(Published on Rushes Online Film Magazine) Rating: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, directed by Rob Marshall, is the fourth installment to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns for another adventure, this time to find the Fountain of Youth. But he isn’t the only one. During his first, […]