The recent "Sexiest Man Alive" issue of People features a sweet photo of Johnny Depp wearing a Gonzo pendant.Given all the speculation on the meaning of Gonzo, now might be good time to give a quick rundown.
What is worth noting is that all of these male characters are basically users and abusers of their friends, family, and lovers. Yet Bella is attacked in various circles because she allows herself to be abused and used.
Because we share so much history together, I am hereby announcing that I have decided not to protest Johnny's outrageous victory over me in this year's list of the Sexiest Men Alive.
Here's hoping Leo and Kate do many more films together. But for now, let's celebrate their careers to-date with a sampling of their more interesting, lesser-known work, both pre-and post-Titanic.
For all of director Michael Mann's aesthetic sophistication, the film's spontaneity runs roughshod over a lot of true history.
He was one of People's 'Sexiest Men Alive' in 2006. Yet Orlando Bloom is nowhere to be seen in today's film-making landscape.
The Riddler is intellectually curious, wickedly funny, and relentlessly creative -- all of the things I would associate with Stephen Colbert. Add in the usual debauchery, mischief and shenanigans and Colbert could really pull it off.
I've always secretly wondered if Leslie ever felt "cool" when she was with the Manson gang and I finally got up the nerve to ask. "Cool? We had no concept by then of any such possible word!"
It happens over and over again. Rival studios and clueless film pundits toss out high predictions for a movie. When the movie doesn't open to their preconceived figure, the it's labeled a failure.
The number one film of the weekend was G-Force, yet another entry in the "Jerry Bruckheimer makes an action movie for kids" sub-genre.
I recognize that Hollywood ran out of original ideas years ago, but I always assumed that you, Johnny Depp, had a little more integrity.
Only in Hollywood, the Hollywood of blue-eyed Native Americans in old Westerns, would cast a Frenchwoman as a Native American from Wisconsin.
Due to the fact that the top two films (Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) are literally tied at $42.5 million, I'm ignoring the rankings and just concentrating on the numbers.
The problem with Public Enemies is that it wants so badly to be a grand statement on crime, celebrities, and the country that worships them, but it lacks any coherent idea of what it really wants to say.
Michael Mann's Public Enemies takes a while to find its feet and its balance. But when it does -- well, to coin a phrase, it comes on like gangbusters.