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  • Amber Heard's dire finances revealed: Court documents show she earns $10,000 a month but [tr]

    06/01/2016 6:15:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 1, 2016 | Jennifer Newton
    Amber Heard's dire financial situation has been revealed after court documents showed the actress is losing money at an alarming rate. The 30-year-old filed for divorce from husband Johnny Depp last week requesting he pay her spousal support of $50,000 (Ł34,500) a month plus her legal costs. She cited irreconcilable differences for the split, which has triggered a battle over Depp's huge $400million fortune.
  • Johnny Depp says a President Trump would be the 'last president of the United States'

    05/11/2016 6:50:43 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 80 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/11/16 | Jason Guerrasio
    Johnny Depp has not been shy in talking about Donald Trump's run for the presidency. At the red-carpet premiere of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" in London, he told the Daily Mail what he thinks would happen if Trump took the White House. "If Donald Trump is elected president of the United States in a kind of historical way, it's exciting because we will see the actual last president of the United States," Depp said. "It just won't work after that." Earlier this year, he played Trump in a 50-minute "movie of the week" spoof for Funny or Die, riffing...
  • Watch: Johnny Depp Is Donald Trump In 50-Minute Mock Doc 'The Art Of The Deal: The Movie'

    02/10/2016 2:46:55 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 29 replies
    Funny Or Die has released the mock documentary "The Art Of The Deal: The Movie," featuring Depp as Donald Trump (yes, really) and a star-studded cast including Ron Howard (who narrates), Alfred Molina, Robert Morse, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Michaela Watkins, Henry Winkler, Stephen Merchant, Christopher Lloyd, Kristen Schaal, Andy Richter, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Tymberlee Hill, Alf, Jordan Coleman, Joe Nuñez, and more. Jeremy Konner ("Drunk History") directs, and Kenny Loggins wrote the theme song.
  • Bulger Wasn't Hardwired to Be a Murderer. No One Is

    09/24/2015 12:57:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies ^ | September 24, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    ON THE JEWISH calendar, Wednesday is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It marks the culmination of the Days of Awe, the solemn period of introspection that began 10 days ago on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Like many Jews, I have been thinking about the themes of this season — repentance and forgiveness, wrongdoing and reconciliation. I have also been thinking about Johnny Depp.More precisely, I've been thinking about some things Depp said at the Boston premiere of "Black Mass," the new film in which he plays the gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. Speaking to reporters before the screening...
  • HBO blows lid off of Scientology; Cruise, Travolta should stay off Twitter for a while!

    03/30/2015 8:38:19 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 76 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 3/30/15 | Steve Berman
    HBO caused a major stir on social media with Sunday night’s broadcast of “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” a blistering documentary about the Church of Scientology and its celebrity devotees. People Magazine published a teaser for the film Sunday, which was first screened in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Sensational in content but not in tone, Going Clear has been making headlines since its first screening at Sundance in January. It has also upset that secretive, combative and often embattled Church, which in a lengthy statement attacked the film as “insidious religious persecution by bullies toting...
  • 8 stars whose box-office draw is nosediving

    06/15/2014 10:24:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 163 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06.14.2014
    With an opening weekend take of $28 million, Tom Cruise’s new sci-fi film “Edge of Tomorrow” — which debuted June 6 — did even worse than his last sci-fi movie, 2013’s “Oblivion.” In the last eight years, Cruise has had only one hit (2011’s “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol”). It looks like he’s nearing the end of his run as a major movie star, though we’ll see how “Mission: Impossible 5” does when it comes out next year.
  • Johnny Depp Bombs in “Transcendence” with Shocking $11.5 Mil weekend

    04/20/2014 4:29:44 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 59 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | April 19, 2014
    Johnny Depp’s “Transcendence” bombed last night as expected, taking in just $11.5 million. That’s a disaster for a $150 million movie. This is Depp’s second major flop at the box office, following the catastrophic “Lone Ranger.” And now this poses an important question: can Depp open a movie that isn’t “Pirates of the Caribbean”? The answer is No. He’s made zillions from the Disney adventure movies.
  • Johnny Depp Bombs in “Transcendence” with Shocking $4.8Mil Friday...

    04/19/2014 10:15:38 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    Johnny Depp’s “Transcendence” bombed last night as expected, taking in just $4.8 million. That means the $150 million movie will likely take in around $12 million for the weekend. This is Depp’s second major flop at the box office, following the catastrophic “Lone Ranger.” And now this poses an important question: can Depp open a movie that isn’t “Pirates of the Caribbean”? The answer is No. He’s made zillions from the Disney adventure movies.
  • Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' to Open on Same Day in U.S., China

    03/24/2014 7:51:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 24, 2014 | Clifford Coonan
    Upcoming Johnny Depp-starring sci-fi thriller Transcendence will open in China as a day-and-date release with the United States on April 18 -- and China will be the only territory where the film will be screened in 3D, the Beijing-based studio DMG, co-producers of the film with Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros., told The Hollywood Reporter.
  • The truth Johnny Depp wants to hide about the real-life Tontos .....

    08/18/2013 4:48:36 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 96 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | August 18, 2013 | JONATHAN FOREMAN
    The 16-year-old girl’s once-beautiful face was grotesque. She had been disfigured beyond all recognition in the 18 months she had been held captive by the Comanche Indians. Now, she was being offered back to the Texan authorities by Indian chiefs as part of a peace negotiation. To gasps of horror from the watching crowds, the Indians presented her at the Council House in the ranching town of San Antonio in 1840, the year Queen Victoria married Prince Albert. ‘Her head, arms and face were full of bruises and sores,’ wrote one witness, Mary Maverick. ‘And her nose was actually burnt...
  • Johnny Depp, Disney taken to task for epic ‘Lone Ranger’ flop

    07/10/2013 3:16:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 140 replies
    Fox ^ | July 10, 2013 | Holly McKay
    “The Lone Ranger” was gunned down over the Fourth of July weekend, bringing Disney a paltry $50 million against its estimated budget of $215 million, not to mention its $175 million marketing budget. Forecasters are now estimating the film will lose $150-200 million. That’s a lot of mouse food. But the studio might not be the only one whose bank balance suffers. Many industry insiders are now questioning whether its star Johnny Depp – front and center in “The Lone Ranger” marketing campaign – will be worth his $20 million plus per-movie salary going forward.
  • The Lone Ranger: A First Look

    07/02/2013 8:45:56 AM PDT · by Allah AtBar · 104 replies
    July 2nd, 2013 | Me
    I attended a screener of the Lone Ranger movie last night, the director Gore Verbinski dropped by and introduced the opening of the film. In summary (and without spoilers): The Lone Ranger character starts out as weak and naive and ends the movie as a weak and naive but now following Tonto. I struggle to remember if any of the white male characters were portrayed as anything other than evil, racist, greedy, inept, or religious zealots. Even the military is not spared; the cavalry captain is portrayed as Hollywood’s stereotypical ”General Custer” type replete with Van Dyke beard and long...
  • Che Guevara’s Racism

    05/04/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 31 replies
    DOUBLETHINK ONLINE via Real Clear History ^ | April 29, 2013 | by Joseph Hammond
    When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., chastised Jay-Z and Beyonce in a TV interview for their recent trip to Cuba, he especially criticized Jay-Z for his adoration of Che Guevara. “I think Jay-Z needs to get informed,” Rubio said. “One of his heroes is Che Guevara. Che Guevara was a racist. Che Guevara was a racist that wrote extensively about the superiority of white Europeans over people of African descent, so he should inform himself [about] the guy that he’s propping up.” Jay-Z, Carlos Santana, and Johnny Depp — who have all been spotted in Guevara t-shirts in the last decade...
  • Johnny Depp Flees France Over Tax Hikes

    Actor Johnny Depp has moved out of France and returned to America because he didn’t want to become a permanent French resident and pay income tax there. …Depp has now moved his family out of France after government officials asked him to become a permanent resident, as he feared he would end up paying tax in both countries. He tells Britain’s The Guardian newspaper, “…France wanted a piece of me. They wanted me to become a permanent resident. Permanent residency status – which changes everything. They just want… Dough. Money… ” Depp goes on to explain that if he spends...
  • NM tribe makes Johnny Depp honorary

    05/22/2012 2:43:20 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    Johnny Depp has been made an honorary member of a tribe in New Mexico, where he is playing a Native American in the film adaptation of "The Lone Ranger." Comanche Nation tribal member LaDonna Harris said Tuesday that the tribal chairman presented Depp with a proclamation at her Albuquerque home on May 16. She says the Comanche adoption tradition means she now considers Depp her son.
  • 'Dark Shadows' Jonathan Frid dies on Friday the 13th at age 87

    04/19/2012 12:54:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 76 replies
    LA Times ^ | April 19, 2012 | 11:03 am | Patrick Kevin Day
    Jonathan Frid, the man known to fans around the world as Barnabas Collins, the suave vampire from the cult hit soap opera "Dark Shadows" has died at age 87. The Hamilton Spectator, of Hamilton, Ontario, reports the Canadian actor died in his hometown of Hamilton at the Juravinski Hospital on Friday, April 13. Frid's final screen role was a cameo in "Dark Shadows," the soap opera's upcoming big-screen revamp directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as Barnabas. Kathryn Leigh Scott, who co-starred with Frid on the original "Dark Shadows" and recently reunited with him to film her own...
  • First look: Johnny Depp as The Lone Ranger's Native American sidekick Tonto

    03/08/2012 6:55:21 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 8, 2012 | Emily Sheridan
    <p>After years of delays, the big-screen version of the popular Fifties show started filming last month.</p> <p>And producer Jerry Bruckheimer gave fans a sneak peek at what to expect with the first photo of Armie Hammer as the Ranger and Johnny Depp as his sidekick Tonto.</p>
  • Why don’t White House visitor logs report Hollywood Halloween guests?

    01/09/2012 12:50:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 51 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 1/9/12 | Michelle Malkin
    Well, I’ve just finished scouring the White House visitor logs. Regular readers know I seem to be one of the few in the media who actually does such a thing. Regular readers also know that I’ve pointed out time and again that the logs are incomplete, misleading, obtuse, and designed to make it as difficult as possible to figure out who has visited and when. So, it is no surprise that neither director Tim Burton nor actor Johnny Depp — hosts of the big 2009 Hollywood Halloween bash at the White House — show up in the visitor logs. At...
  • Sick… Johnny Depp’s Blasphemous Christmas Song Mocks Jesus

    12/07/2011 9:31:21 AM PST · by Just4Him · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/7/2011 | Jim Hoft
    Tis the season to bash Jesus and Christians… (If your a Christian-hating leftist) Hollywood star Johnny Depp lent his voice to a new Christmas song that mocks Jesus Christ – right in time for the holidays. “Jesus Stag Night Club” is the first track off of UK band Babybird’s 2011 album, ‘The Pleasure of Self Destruction’. The song features a guest performance from Johnny Depp. The Christian Post reported: This time of year is usually filled with songs about baby Jesus and expressions of the great joy that emanates from the Christmas story. It seems no one told actor Johnny...
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: Movie Review

    05/20/2011 6:25:22 PM PDT · by Neoavatara · 30 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | May 20, 2011 | Neoavatara
    The Pirates of the Caribbean movies have taken an interesting course. The first movie sounded like another Disney attempt to cash in on old favorites from yesteryear...the Pirate ride being one of the most famous in their amusement park for decades. Of course, The Curse of the Black Pearl took in an astounding $350 million domestically, and $650 million worldwide, coming in only second to the third Lord of the Rings movie for movie receipts in 2003. That assured sequels...which were largely disappointing. The second and third movies suffered from being add-ons to the original, which never intended on making...
  • Will Conservatives Make ‘Atlas Shrugged’ A Hit?

    04/16/2011 10:47:22 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 73 replies · 1+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 15, 2011 | Anthony Kaufman
    After more than 50 years, Ayn Rand’s seminal novel and ode to free market capitalism “Atlas Shrugged” is finally hitting the big screen this weekend, in the first of a planned trilogy of movies. Independently produced and distributed by entrepreneur John Aglialoro, chairman of UM Holdings Inc, the film “Atlas Shrugged, Part 1″ was budgeted under $10 million and includes a cast of little-known actors (newcomer Taylor Schilling stars as the powerful female industrialist Dagny Taggart). At one time, Algialoro, who optioned the book’s rights 18 years ago, had struck up a partnership with Lionsgate Films to make a version...
  • Glitz and Glamor Are No Match for Good and Evil in Holiday Box Office Wars

    12/02/2010 1:43:59 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 5 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | December 2, 2010 | Walter Hudson
    It appears that high-tech glitz and A-list celebrity glamor are not the keys to moviegoers’ hearts. Pre-release box office tracking for movies hitting theaters this holiday season has yielded some interesting results. Disney’s long-hyped cyber-reality actioner Tron:Legacy may end up a financial loser. The 3D sci-fi film has been marketed heavily for months en route to its Dec. 17 bow, and many have been suggesting a big opening and leggy theatrical run based on built-in interest from the cult base of its 1982 predecessor. But at this point, tracking suggests Tron: Legacy with as little as $35 million. In the...
  • (Johnny) Depp Surprises School Kids

    10/07/2010 12:02:07 PM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 31 replies
    The Sun ^ | Oct. 7, 2010 | Gordon Smart
    OH to be a kid again. Hollywood Lord JOHNNY DEPP was a surprise guest at a London school's assembly this morning. The actor - who is currently filming the fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie in Greenwich - took some time out to make an impromptu trip to Meridian primary school dressed as his character Captain Jack Sparrow. His visit came after one of the school's pupils, Beatrice, wrote a letter to him saying: "Captain Jack Sparrow, at Meridian Primary School we are a bunch of budding young pirates and we were having a bit of trouble mutiny against the...
  • Angelina and Johnny Depp Coming Together In The Tourist

    09/27/2010 8:03:16 AM PDT · by jonkerrawat · 21 replies
    The very gorgeous and beautiful Angelina Jolie and the outstanding Johnny Depp are together in The Tourist their forthcoming movie together. After doing, the spicy Salt Angelina is doing an action thriller movie that is expected to release in December. The movie has not even released yet but the rumors about the movie are very much prevalent even far before the movie is to release. There are many expectations of s steamy sex scene between Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp in the movie. The scene is rumored to be scripted like- when Angelina will be taking a shower, Johnny will...
  • Johnny Depp Starring in Big Screen Doctor Who Adaptation?

    07/02/2010 10:19:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies · 1+ views ^ | June 29, 2010 | Chris Greenland
    To steal a phrase from the Tenth Doctor... What? Sources are reporting that a big screen version of Doctor Who, written by former showrunner Russell T. Davies, is slated for release in 2012. Those same sources are also reporting that Johnny Depp has been confirmed in the iconic role of The Doctor.
  • Alice in Wonderland: Full of Girl-Power Feminism

    03/05/2010 6:55:50 AM PST · by KippLanham · 3 replies · 442+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 5, 2010 | John Boot
    At last, we have an Alice in Wonderland for these times: Gloria Steinem meets Joan of Arc — with a touch of Carrie Bradshaw. Tim Burton’s big-budget movie loses touch with a lot of the whimsy from Lewis Carroll’s Alice books in favor of lots of girl-power feminism. That doesn’t ruin the movie, but in a world that’s supposed to grow curioser and curioser, things quickly get conventional and conventionaler. Read more:
  • Movie Review: Alice In Wonderland

    03/05/2010 7:06:44 AM PST · by Neoavatara · 43 replies · 1,270+ views
    Neoavatara ^ | March 5, 2010 | Neoavatara
    Louis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is one of the great children novels in children's literature. Its imaginary world, with numerous adult themed allegories, makes it an interesting read for both children and adults. In all honesty...I have not read the book since high school. And my kid is not old enough yet for this book. But the way I remember it, the story is really...a story without a real story line, without key relationships, and kind of a wandering maze of events. Very difficult to build a movie around. Of course, if there is any director that could pull it...
  • Alice's very weird wonderland (Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland movie)

    02/19/2010 12:48:03 PM PST · by EveningStar · 59 replies · 1,618+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | February 19, 2010 | Alison Boshoff
    The word is that watching Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland is the closest you can come to falling down the rabbit hole yourself and into Lewis Carroll's fantasy world. Those who have seen the film, or clips of it, say that it is utterly breathtaking, a hallucinatory alternate universe completely realised in every detail, from the sun streaming in through the gills of the mushrooms to the light falling on the individual fuzzy hairs on the caterpillar's back.
  • Johnny Depp, anti-America movie star, voted The Sexiest Man Alive - again

    11/18/2009 11:37:34 PM PST · by RGirard · 21 replies · 1,383+ views ^ | Nov. 18, 2009 | Réne Girard
    46 year old Johnny Depp has been named The Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine for 2009. This marks the second time Mr. Depp has earned that honor, the first time was in 2003. This is rather unusal since he has mostly been under the radar in 2009, while other candidates such as Ryan Reynolds (The Proposal) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight) have made big waves. Johnny Depp however has stood the test of time. He's been a major, if not minor heart-throb since 1987 when he first appeared in 21 Jump Street. He reached true stardom with his silent portrayal...
  • Johnny Depp wants to teach his kids to handle guns

    07/03/2009 7:21:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 79 replies · 3,716+ views
    ANI ^ | Jul 2, 2009 | NA
    London, July 02(ANI): Johnny Depp is keen on teaching his children to handle guns. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star, who learnt shooting at the age of six in Kentucky where he grew up, wants to pass on his experience to his kids. "We would just go out and line up a bunch of cans and shoot with rifles, handguns and at times, submachine guns," the Daily Star quoted him as saying...
  • (Anti-Christianity Alert): When Hollywood Attacks

    09/07/2008 4:01:23 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 21 replies · 399+ views ^ | September 7, 2008 | Jesse Carey
    When Hollywood Attacks By Jesse Carey Interactive Media Producer Just when you thought the Da Vinci Code controversy was wearing off, several more high-profile Hollywood projects are reportedly in the works that will once again challenge some basic Christian precepts. Johnny Depp is said to be producing and starring in a big-screen adaption of the graphic novel Rex Mundi, which tells the story of “descendants of Jesus” searching for the Holy Grail. Like Dan Brown’s best-selling novel and the Da Vinici Code film, the basic plot point revolves around Jesus having children. According to Christianity Today, the movie is an...
  • New scandal rocks GOP Sarah Palin a pirate?

    09/03/2008 12:15:44 AM PDT · by Snurple · 43 replies · 147+ views
    FR ^ | today | FredZarguna
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day - [Wednesday, September 19, 2007]

    09/19/2007 8:02:43 AM PDT · by BJClinton · 29 replies · 589+ views ^ | 09/19/2007 | meh
    International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday invented in 1995 by John Baur ("Ol' Chumbucket") and Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy"), of the United States, who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. For example, an observer of this holiday would greet friends not with "Hello", but with "Ahoy, me hearty!" The date was selected because it was the birthday of Summers's ex-wife and consequently would be easy for him to remember. At first an inside joke between two friends, the holiday gained exposure when Baur...
  • Johnny Depp Diggs Che

    06/04/2007 2:36:09 PM PDT · by slickeroo · 23 replies · 823+ views
    Human Events ^ | 6/4/07 | Humberto Fontova
    Johnny Depp 'Digs' Che by Humberto Fontova Posted: 06/04/2007 The cover of the current Rolling Stone magazine features mega movie star Johnny Depp hugging mega rock star Keith Richards. In the world's top-grossing movie of the moment these two "blood brothers," as Rolling Stone calls them, team up as father-son. Throughout the RS article, Depp, who moved to Hollywood as an amateur rock guitarist only to see his fortunes blossom elsewhere in the entertainment industry, gushes about the Rolling Stones, and Keith Richards in particular, as his " models, inspiration," etc. etc. Hanging from Depp's neck during the Rolling Stone...
  • Pirates 3

    05/25/2007 9:17:01 AM PDT · by The Blitherer · 20 replies · 599+ views
    me me me | 05/25/07 | Me
    I got to see Pirates 3 last night and I'm curious if anyone else did too? It was a fun movie but they really REALLY needed to cut about 45 minutes out. SPOILERS BELOW . . .
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (trailer)

    04/14/2007 9:04:28 PM PDT · by Steve Van Doorn · 1 replies · 278+ views ^ | May 26 2007
  • Avast! Watch for 'Pirates' stars

    09/26/2006 2:13:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1 replies · 205+ views
    Antelope Valley Press on ^ | Tuesday, September 26, 2006 | LAVENDER VROMAN
    PALMDALE - "Pirates" fans might want to keep a weather eye open for Johnny Depp and other stars of their favorite swashbuckling adventure flick. Filming of "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," the third installment of Disney's hit franchise, has relocated to Site 9 in Palmdale from Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, unit publicist Michael Singer confirmed Monday. Contrary to media reports that circulated over the weekend, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards did not make a slightly tipsy cameo appearance as Capt. Jack Sparrow's father at the former aircraft production hangar at 30th Street East and Avenue P. Filming...
  • Mike Richardson and Arvid Nelson on Johnny Depp's New Project Rex Mundi [like DaVinci Code]

    09/22/2006 9:17:50 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 8 replies · 491+ views ^ | 20 September 2006 | Robert Sanchez
    Imagine a 20th Century that still had religious inquisitions, a world where the medieval Catholic Church still controlled everything and everyone. Where people were still burned at the stake, no religious tolerance and a place where everyone feared for their lives. Welcome to the world of Rex Mundi. The first time that I heard about Rex Mundi was while working on the set of Tim Sullivans' Driftwood about a year ago. Famed Rock 'N' Roll KISS photographer turned movie producer Barry Levine mentioned that they were working with Johnny Depp on a film. Sworn to secrecy and under threats of...
  • "Chocolate Factory" theme park to open in Amsterdam (Based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

    07/01/2006 12:34:08 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 9 replies · 504+ views
    Reuters ^ | June 30, 2006 | Staff
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Amsterdam will get a theme park dedicated to chocolate and inspired by Roald Dahl's children's book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," city officials and entrepreneurs said Thursday. Just like Dahl's fictional "Chocolate Factory" owned by Willy Wonka, the main part of the "sweets park" will be located underground, in a disused railway tunnel which was handed over by the city of Amsterdam in a ceremony Thursday. The attraction, which is expected to open to the public in two to three years, will feature a glass elevator and a chocolate fountain, similar to the book. It will also...
  • Does Johnny Depp Deserve YOUR Money?

    06/30/2005 4:15:25 AM PDT · by Jon Alvarez · 184 replies · 5,950+ views
    Boycott Alert: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Release Date: July 15, 2005 Starring: Johnny Depp "America is dumb, it's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you, aggressive." --Johnny Depp, in Berlin, Germany, 2003
  • Johnny Depp Arranges Shooting of HUnter S. Thompson's Ashes

    05/27/2005 10:31:52 AM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 65 replies · 1,856+ views
    SF Chronicle/AP ^ | 5/27/05 | AP
    Organizers of a memorial for Hunter S. Thompson plan to erect a 150-foot structure — courtesy of actor Johnny Depp — to shoot the gonzo journalist's ashes onto his ranch near here. Friends and acquaintances gathered Thursday to discuss the Aug. 20 invitation-only service, which will be six months after Thompson shot himself in his Woody Creek home. Jon Equis, the event producer working with Thompson's family, said the tower will be 12 feet wide at the base and 8 feet wide at the top, where a cannon will be placed. Depp, who portrayed the author in the movie version...
  • Awards, Honors and other Hollywood Nonsense (Foot In Mouth Awards)

    02/28/2004 7:01:14 PM PST · by weegee · 4 replies · 372+ views ^ | February 27, 2004 | Paul Cappitelli
    Once again it is awards season in Hollywood, where hardware is handed out and acceptance speeches filled with the ramblings of elites who forget to pay homage to those who truly are responsible for their immense wealth and success, the regular Joe’s and Jane’s who pay to see them on the big and little screens. Oft times these award events are used as pulpits for the political rants and diatribes against our current administration, policies, and Americans who are supportive of them. In honor of this award giving season I will now announce my first annual “Foot in Mouth” awards,...
  • Liberal Radio Network Now Taking Applications

    10/08/2003 11:56:26 AM PDT · by Ex-Dem · 20 replies · 317+ views
    Up & Coming Magazine ^ | October 08, 2003 | Flint Benson
    When Rush Limbaugh started syndicating his talk radio show over a decade ago, he changed American society. Before Rush came along, AM radio in this country was on life-support. Most radio listeners wouldn't bother to put up with the static to listen to oldies, news, or religious programming that dominated the AM band. Rush came along with his conservative views, took the risk of going national with a talk show and the rest is history. Right-wing politicians and voters have a home and can get a daily fix of conservative propaganda. But liberals in this country have long wanted the...
  • Al Gore Rips "Once Upon A Time In Mexico" To Shreds!

    09/29/2003 10:12:07 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 23 replies · 290+ views
    Laissez Faire Electronic Times | September 29, 2003 | Al Gore (Typing by P.J. Gladnick)
    Once upon a time in Hollywood they made movies with plots. Once upon a time in Hollywood they made movies with screenplays. Once upon a time in Hollywood the producers were able to put a lid on mental case directors who threatened to make movies that made almost no sense. Unfortunately, today in Hollywood all of these transgressions take place with increasing frequency. A previous example of such a senseless movie was The Matrix Reloaded which is now rivaled in senselessness by Once Upon A Time In Mexico. Excuse me. Did I refer to Once Upon A Time In...
  • Actor Johnny Depp Disavows Anti-American Quotes

    09/04/2003 6:48:51 PM PDT · by AntiGuv · 215 replies · 1,248+ views
    Reuters ^ | September 4, 2003 | Reuters
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Denying any anti-American sentiment on his part, actor Johnny Depp said on Thursday that quotes attributed to him as likening the United States to a "dumb puppy" were inaccurate and taken out of context. "I am an American. I love my country and have great hopes for it," Depp said in a statement released by his Los Angeles-based publicist. "It is for this reason that I speak candidly and sometimes critically about it. I have benefited greatly from the freedom that exists in my country and for this I am eternally grateful." Depp, currently starring in...
  • Johnny on the spot after he slams U.S. (Johnny Depp)

    09/04/2003 1:19:45 AM PDT · by kattracks · 36 replies · 866+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 9/04/03 | Rush & Molloy
    Johnny Depp is feeling patriotic - about France. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star slammed the United States over Iraq in an interview in the German magazine Stern this week. "America is dumb, is something like a dumb puppy that has big teeth - that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he was quoted as saying. Depp lives in France with the French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis, with whom he has two children. He said he was delighted when he saw that French fries had been rechristened "freedom fries" in the U.S. Capitol canteen. "Nothing made me happier than...
  • Depp happy in France, calls Bush 'liar'

    09/03/2003 1:44:23 PM PDT · by demlosers · 86 replies · 834+ views
    Expatica ^ | Sept 3, 2003
    french news BERLIN, Sept 3 (AFP) - Hollywood hearthrob Johnny Depp has slammed US President George W. Bush's policy on Iraq, calling him "one of the worst liars I have ever seen," in an interview with German magazine Stern to appear Thursday. Depp, who lives in France with his wife, pop singer Vanessa Paradis, and two children, told the magazine that "grown-up men and women in positions of power" in the US government had shown themselves to be "idiots" in choosing to go to war against Iraq and attacking Paris for its opposition to the war. The 40-year-old, who plays...
  • Johnny Depp Likens U.S. to 'Dumb Puppy'

    09/03/2003 9:28:08 AM PDT · by Houmatt · 81 replies · 3,102+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 9-03-03 | unknown
    BERLIN - American actor Johnny Depp (news) likened his native country to a "dumb puppy that has big teeth" in an interview published Wednesday, ridiculing Washington's confrontation with France, where he lives, over the war in Iraq (news - web sites). The "Edward Scissorhands" and "Sleepy Hollow" star, who spends much of his time in the south of France with his companion, Vanessa Paradis (news), and their two small children, told the German magazine he couldn't see himself paying more than short visits to his Los Angeles residence in the present political climate. "America is dumb, is something like a...
  • Johnny Depp Says U.S. Is Like a 'Dumb Puppy'{Moves to France]

    09/03/2003 5:23:39 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 197 replies · 1,385+ views
    Johnny Depp Says U.S. Is Like a 'Dumb Puppy' By REUTERS Filed at 7:48 a.m. ET BERLIN (Reuters) - Hollywood star Johnny Depp said on Wednesday the United States was a stupid, aggressive puppy and he would not live there until the political climate changed. The 40-year-old actor, who stars in the ``Pirates of the Caribbean,'' told the German news magazine Stern he was happier staying in the south of France with his wife, the French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, and their two children. ``America is dumb, it's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite...
  • Don't Expect Johnny to Come Marching Home to America

    08/01/2003 5:29:11 PM PDT · by Ex-Dem · 16 replies · 164+ views
    Insight ^ | 8-1-03 | Paul Walfield
    In recent weeks there has been an upsurge, even from the Democrats in Congress, about the evils of expressing your First Amendment rights if it means criticizing a Hollywood celebrity. The elite are protected from the "rabble" both by the Democrats, who think they know who butters their bread, and by the media, which sees anyone who doesn't think like them as, well, "rabble." Apparently the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is at the disposal of the left but not anyone else. The left can boycott, criticize and pretty much damn the government and country and anyone else they...