Tag Archives: Johnny Depp

Five Film Favorites: Johnny Depp Films

Upon viewing a still image of Johnny Depp as Tonto for the upcoming Lone Ranger flick (2013), I came to the conclusion that Johnny Depp looks tremendous in makeup. He probably looks good all the time, but he shines in makeup.  … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Films about Films

French philosopher Jacques Derrida became famous (by philosophy and academic standards) for discussing the theory of deconstruction.  While I know that my rather curt and probably inaccurate explanation of Derridian deconstructionism will court harsh critiques from colleagues (current and former) and professors, … Continue reading

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Family Viewing Recommendation: Rango

I have previously posted about the difficulty of finding quality films made with children as the target audience.  However, I am a sucker for taking my children to the movies, so I inevitably sit through clunkers such as Gnomeo and Juliet … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Blockbusters

Given the task of writing this week’s five film favorites, I thought about producing a list of my five favorite Terrence Malik films, but that would have been an easy cop-out.  Plus, I would have had to include The New … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Films about Writers

When James Parrish first asked me to write for the JRFJ, he had been told I had been an English major and worked in academia.  During one conversation, he told me that he had operated under the assumption that many people interested in the artistic production of … Continue reading

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