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What were your movie great expectations?

Posted in COMMENT with tags , , , , , on November 26, 2012 by Ross McG

Great Expectations is out this week. There have been precisely 736 film adaptations of Great Expectations, so that Dickens guy must be raking it in on the royalties front. I don’t mind the prospect of this latest version, and not because it has Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter, who seem to be in bloody everything these days.

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When Johnny Met Timmy… the Depp and Burton movie collaborations

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , on May 8, 2012 by Ross McG

Johnny Depp is back. And this time he’s in a Tim Burton movie. Come on, none of us saw that coming, right? This time it’s the remake of cult TV show (‘cult’, of course, means not one living soul watched it) Dark Shadows, in which Depp plays a mysterious kook. Who would have thought it?! To mark this biennial event, Ross McG puts all the Depp/Burton concoctions into one big mix. Continue reading