October 2018…Movie Roundup

Yet again another month has whizzed by but this month I’ve been a little preoccupied with other stuff rather than movies so I didn’t manage to get round to as many as I’d like but 18 is a pretty good return. Both my wife and I celebrate our birthdays in October plus we also had […]

Movie Review: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro and Tobey Maguire Directed by: Terry Gilliam A journalist and his crazed lawyer travel to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race in the desert. While in Vegas they go on a psychedelic trip aided by a concoction of drugs and booze in search for the “American Dream”. Besides […]

Movie Review: The Lone Ranger (2013)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William fichtner Directed by: Gore Verbinski Native American warrior Tonto recalls the story of John Reid, a man of the law turned legend of justice as he transforms into the Lone Ranger. Another Johnny Depp movie! I feel like I’ve been watching a lot of him recently with both […]

Movie Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore and David Kelly Directed by: Tim Burton Willy Wonka, a master chocolatier, runs a competition where 5 lucky people who find his golden tickets will be invited to explore his chocolate factory. As a child I used to really love the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as any […]

Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter Directed by: Tim Burton A 19 year old Alice returns to Wonderland, the magical land where she had her childhood adventure. She reunites with old friends as she must fulfil her destiny of slaying the jabberwocky and put an end to the red queens reign of […]

Movie Review: Donnie Brasco (1997)

Starring: Johnny Depp, Al Pacino and Michael Madsen Directed by: Mike Newell Donnie Brasco is the true story of FBI undercover agent Joe Pistone, who used the name Donnie Brasco to infiltrate the mafia in New York in the 70’s. As he got deeper into his life as a mafioso he found himself torn between […]