An oddly tame adaptation of The Rum Diary.
Blake Broadway probably doesn't look like Johnny Depp, either"The trunk of the car looked like a mobile police narcotics lab," wrote Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. "We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a ... More >>
Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>
Oh, don't act surprised.2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>
Life By Keith Richards with James Fox Little, Brown, And Company, 576 pp, $29.99. Watch this first. It's Keef's own intro to Life: "It starts with a bang." The first chapter of Keith Richards' first-ever memoir, Life, reads like a deleted scene from the Johnny Depp movie Blow. There are kni ... More >>
Jaxon Leone had plenty of `emWe've all heard that urban legend about the drunk guy who drives off in the cop car and forgets all about it...You know, he's in a black-out, and he goes home and passes out, and then the next day, he's woken by an angry cop beating down his door, and there's the cop ... More >>
A documentary reveals the rise and fall of an influential writer