Johnny Depp is currently in negotiations to star and produce Neil Gaiman’s Fortunately, the Milk, with Edgar Wright (The World’s End) directing the adaptation. The bestseller, aimed at children 8 …Read More
It’s mid-September, and movie are getting very serious. There are some heavy hitters among this week’s releases, tackling important subjects and historical figures, and the results vary wildly, from impressive to middling to comically inept. Here’s your weekly guide to what’s what:
With so many yardsticks to measure it against, it’s no surprise Black Mass comes up short. …Read More
Johnny Depp and Stephen Graham made an appearance at an Australian children’s hospital as their Pirates of the Caribbean characters — Jack Sparrow and Scrum, respectively.
Many of us will have a hard time taking Johnny Depp seriously after the beautiful disaster that was Mortdecai, but the man …Read More
Classical guitar plays. The wind blows. The leaves in the nearby trees whisper to you, “Johnny, Johnny, Johnny.” You take a look at yourself in the mirror; you are Juliette Binoche. You open a nearby tin, its surface embossed with criss-crossed candy canes. Inside, chocolate. Brittles, bordeaux, truffles, and butterchews. All so sumptuous, so sweet, so rich. You, Juliette Binoche, pick up a chocolate. You consider it, the way its surface melds to your fingers, bent by the heat of your touch. You bite, and you remember: Johnny Depp doesn’t even like chocolate.
This week, Olive Films is releasing, for the first time on Blu-ray, The Road to Hong Kong, the last of the seven “Road” buddy comedies starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. Hitting theaters a full decade after the penultimate entry, Hong Kong is an occasionally funny and occasionally wheezy bit of business, with one honest-to-God great sequence: an unbilled cameo by Peter Sellers, who strolls into the picture and steals the damn thing outright. Hope and Crosby were early adopters of the kind of inside-joke comedy that yielded such cameos, which became increasingly common in the years that followed; we’ve gathered up some of the funniest in movie …Read More
The Björk chain reaction is wildly at play: a couple of days ago, Björk’s new album, Vulnicura, was leaked, and said leakage led to the album’s rushed official release, which has incidentally now led to the publishing of this incredible interview with the artist by Pitchfork (titled “The Invisible Woman: A Conversation with Björk” instead what should have been an obvious titular frontrunner, “Pitchbjörk”). In it, Björk gushes about her fandom for Joni Mitchell and her collaboration with co-producer Arca, while noting how many times her music’s been misrepresented — despite her 30 years of making music — as having been the work of her male collaborators; she cites journalistic perceptions of Kanye as the example of this imbalance: