Posts Tagged ‘johnny depp’

Al Pacino (Benjamin ‘Lefty’ Ruggiero), Johnny Depp (Donnie Brasco), Michael Madsen (Sonny Black), Bruno Kirby (Nicky). Screenplay by Paul Attanasio. Rating: 18. Running time: 120 minutes. If I am right in thinking the term ‘one trick pony’ somehow lingers in the air of discussions about Al Pacino, it’s necessary to begin a look at Donnie […]

Angelina Jolie (Elise Clifton-Ward), Johnny Depp (Frank Tupelo). Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Rating: 12. Running time: 103 minutes. The Tourist is a bizarre film: it’s brought to us by the director of The Lives of Others – that stupidly good Oscar winner from the other […]

Johnny Depp (John Dillinger), Marion Cotillard (Billie Frechette), Christian Bale (Melvin Purvis). Screenplay by Ann Biderman, Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann. Directed by Michael Mann. Rating: 15. Running time: 140 minutes. ‘John Dillinger is making a mockery of this country’s system of justice.’ So said Franklin Roosevelt at the height of the Great Depression. He […]