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Trailer Trash: Dark Shadows

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I’ve been watching the buzz around the interwebs about this Tim Burton directed movie but, having never watched the 70s show on which it’s based, I have to say I really didn’t care.  But now that the first trailer is out, I’m intrigued.  I like Tim Burton but he doesn’t always knock it out of the park.  But he has stacked the deck as far as cast is concerned and I love the quirky, self-aware tone.  This could be a couple of hours of fun.

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Quote of the Week

Why?  Why would he do that?  Well, because he’s s lummox, isn’t he?  Well, we shall have a magnificent garden party and he’s not invited.

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

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Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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The fourth installment of the Pirates franchise has Johnny Depp & a few minor characters returning while picking up a lot of new players.  Have they been able to capture the magic again?

The Basics: Let’s start with a rundown of the previous Pirates movies.  I really enjoyed the original, The Curse of the Black Pearl.  Sure, it had some script/pacing problems in the third act.  But at its heart it was a pretty good mindless action movie.  Then adding Johnny Depp’s serendipitous turn as Jack Sparrow (that’s Captain Jack Sparrow) turned it into a blockbuster and a blast!  Read more

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Trailer Trash

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New Trailers for The Tourist and (Squee!!!) Harry Potter

The Tourist: Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie in a thriller?  I’m in.  This trailer is actually the second to be released.  Looks like a good story and Depp and Jolie can certainly handle themselves.  Directed by Oscar-winning director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.  (there’s a name for ya)  I’m not a fan of the look that Depp is sporting but he’s still Johnny Depp…sigh.  Opens December 10th. Read more

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I Can’t Wait: Two New Full Fledged Trailers

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We’ve finally move from teasers to trailers for two of my most anticipated features of the New Year. Read more

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I Can’t Wait!: Alice in Wonderland Trailer

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Finally, our first moving look at Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.  I’m still excited about this project but I’m a little underwhelmed by the trailer.  Obviously a teaser, we see most of the major players and some fun special effects but nothing to really sink your teeth into.  (And no Alan Rickman, sadness!)  I want more. I guess that’s what a teaser’s supposed to do.  Enjoy.

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I Can’t Wait: It’s Summer!!!! Part 3

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Yes, I skipped Part 2. Part 2 was supposed to be about June releases but as far as June movies were concerned….turns out, I could wait.  I actually wrote a Part 2 draft but it was the most boring thing I’ve ever written.  I decided to spare you.  Happily, July is looking much more promising.

public-enemiesPublic Enemies: Johnny Depp & Christian Bale? Say no more.  I’m in.  Make it a period piece & throw in Marion Cotillard?  Color me very interested.  Read more

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I Can’t Wait: More Alice in Wonderland Pics

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We’ve had a couple of glimpses of Tim Burton’s upcoming take on Alice In Wonderland, like this pic of Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter.  Yesterday, several more character portraits ,like this balloon-headed Helena Bonham Carter, and some delightful concept art were released.  I know this will be weird, but I am really looking forward to this.  And I have to say, while the first Mad Hatter picture looked like Johnny Depp, I think this one looks like Elijah Wood.  Look at the eyes & that gap in the teeth.  Does Johnny Depp have a gap in his teeth?  See the rest of them (including Johnny Depp as Elijah Wood as the Mad Hatter) here.  Plan to go down the rabbit hole March 5, 2010.

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Randomness: Oscar Notes

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I wasn’t going to start this rundown of the telecast until it actually started at 7:30 CST.  But after what just happened on the red carpet, it’s time to start.

5:50 pm: All six children from the cast of Slumdog Millionaire being interviewed by Ryan Seacrest.  Was that not the most adorable thing ever?!  I could have eaten them all for dessert.  Closely followed by the other cast members from Slumdog, all humble, excited, and a little giddy.  And they seem to handling the whirlwind surrounding their film quite well.  I hope this movie wins Best Picture! Read more

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Quote of the Week

I’ll come ’round some time , get that squeak out of your door.

Roux (Johnny Depp)

Chocolat (2000)

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