Posts tagged Johnny Depp

Movie Review: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

The latest episode of Captain Jack Sparrow has been released from Disney and it is the best of the follow-ons so far. It has a good story and leaves plenty of leeway for another episode. Johnny Depp reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow and is augmented by a fine cast. The story begins with […]

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“Alice Through the Looking Glass” Movie Review

The story picks up much later in Alice’s life.  She’s an adult and the captain of a ship, once owned by her deceased father.  While she faces turmoil at home in London, she called back to Wonderland to help the Hatter.  He’s gone mad, they say.  As she uncovers the problem and tries to help […]

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“Black Mass” Movie Review

In 2011, James (Jimmy) ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured in California after disappearing for 16 years.  He was wanted on a number of charges including murder.  This movie tells the story of his rise to power, his alliance with the FBI, and his fall.  It was an interesting, but brutal tale.  There were some soft sides to […]

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“Mortdecai” Movie Review

This is a silly film about an English lord and art dealer on the verge of bankruptcy.  In order to alleviate his debt, he agrees to help solve the theft of a famous Goya painting.  Johnny Depp stars as Lord Charlie Mortdecai and Gwyneth Paltrow as his lady.  There are a few funny segments, but […]

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“Transcendence” Movie Review

This movie stars Johnny Depp as Dr. Will Castor in an unusual story.  He’s the leading expert on artificial intelligence (AI) and is the target of an assassination attempt by the radical extremist group called Rift.  They are against the development of AI and are now using violence to get their point across.  Dr. Castor […]

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“The Lone Ranger” Movie Review

This remake of the old TV show could have been a lot better.  I guess I anticipated so much that it was somewhat of a let down when I saw it.  There was plenty of action and the acting was good, but I didn’t care for how the movie was presented.  It started off following […]

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“Dark Shadows” Movie Review

For those of you who are too young to know, this movie came from a TV soap opera of the 70’s by the same name.  I remember it was one of my stepdaughter’s favorites, so when she came by to visit, we had to see this blast from the past.  The movie is set in […]

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