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Movie Review: ‘The Rum Diary’ Starring Johnny Depp

Posted: October 28, 2011 at 12:01 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Novels and biographies are often very hard to translate to film. A semi-autobiographical novel must be doubly hard. The Rum Diary is just that. Dramatized from his personal experiences in Puerto Rico, Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary struggles as a result of poor page-to-film conversion. Johnny Depp stars as the Thompson character, Paul Kemp. […]

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