The Rum Diary, 2011.
Written and Directed by Bruce Robinson.
It’s the late 1950s and American novelist and journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) - a.k.a Hunter S. Thompson - takes on a freelance job at a Puerto Rican local newspaper. Island culture clashes with greedy American expats as he must overcome his struggle to find his own authorial voice.
As a massive fan of the cult hit Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the prospect of Johnny Depp inhabiting Hunter S. Thompson again had me very excited about this project. However, after the relatively poor critical and box office reception, there’s been a negative buzz that’s been reverberating online since the release of The Rum Diary. I’ve been mostly ignoring the negativity because of one really glaring fact – it’s »
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