Essays Tagged: "Johnny Depp"

Donnie Brasco

b related movie until now. 'Donnie Brasco' was released last Friday. This movie stars Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. The movie is based on a true story about Joe Pistone and FBI agent who infiltrated the ... vie is based on a true story about Joe Pistone and FBI agent who infiltrated the New York mob ring. Johnny Depp takes the role of Pistone a.k.a. Donnie Brasco. Donnie meets Lefty, played by Pacino. Le ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The main pentagonist, Gilbert, in Lasse Halstrom's film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape", is not the good person he wants to be. Do you agree?

Gilbert (Johnny Depp) is a young man who lives in Endora, Iowa, population 1,091. "Describing it", says Gilbe ... ne, even when it feels like the world is about to strangle you. Which is exactly how Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) feels. In his mid-twenties and saddled with responsibility for his family, Gilbert is t ... s both funny and sad, as are many things in life, and the film walks the line with constant success.Johnny Depp turns in a quiet, understated performance in the lead role, allowing all of Gilbert's co ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Artist Integrity in Film, Is it necessary for artistic endeavors, including film, to depict socially unacceptable behavior in order to have artistic integrity? Yes

odity." Cocaine, heroin, and hallucinogens are all related to some type of human downfall. In Blow, Johnny Depp plays George Jung the first major cocaine dealer in America deals with the ups and down ... Avery Brooks, Beverly D'Angelo, And Stacy Keach. New Line, 1998.Blow. Dir. Ted Demme. Perf. Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Jordi Molla, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths, and Ray Liotta. Ne ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Pirates of the Carribean Textual Analysis

n they learn more which allows the thick plot to unfold. However we never get any real close-ups on Johnny Depp's character, Captain Jack Sparrow, as we aren't really clear whose side he is on, the go ... eas the heroes were dressed in lighter colours. But again to keep the audience guessing about where Johnny Depp's allegiance lied, he was dressed in dark colours too, adding to the puzzle, left for th ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Johnny Depp - A Philosopher Among Actors

the flack he received from critics or the general public, and he is now one of Hollywood's finest. Johnny Depp stands out from the crowd because rather than conforming to the Hollywood standard he ha ... tor by following his own muse, or walking "to the beat of a different drummer."A perfect example of Johnny Depp's passion for his work is his starring role in the movie, "Ed Wood," about Ed Wood, a fi ...

(2 pages) 83 2 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Movie Review

es place in 1799, in the village of Sleepy Hollow, in New York. I think Burton's main character was Johnny Depp who played the role of Ichabod Crane. Unlike in the story where he is a schoolmaster, in ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pirates Of the Caribbean movie review

in the news lately. These high seas hackers have never heard of Napster (however, rumor has it that Johnny Depp did draw upon musical inspiration for his pirate persona, Captain Jack Sparrow).It has b ...

(3 pages) 74 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Being different separates us from others and gives us our individuality. We say to people that it is better to be different but, is it really?

time the horror. Even without seeing publicity material, the PG and the teen favourites of the day Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder for lead roles suggest that this is a film aimed at the teenage market. ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tribute Article: Johnny Depp (About why Mr. Depp is successful and how he inspires people.)

e up with a good definition of success, but the action taken towards a goal is what really matters. Johnny Depp is a prime example of successful. Ever since Mr. Depp started to become a known actor in ... the offbeat roles, where he could showcase his creativity and grow as an artist.I genuinely admire Johnny Depp for taking on roles such as Edward Scissorhands, Sam (of Benny and Joon) and one of his ...

(2 pages) 47 3 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Edwards scissorr hands review and evaluation

d me as well. Directed by Tim Burton, "Edward Scissor hands" is a story of a man, Edward (played by Johnny Depp) who is created by an old inventor who dies before he gives the finishing touches to his ... it thoroughly was the amazing acting skills of all the actors who portrayed the movie beautifully. Johnny Depp (Edward) particularly was my favorite as he made his character seem to come alive and ma ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Fear and loathing

nd Loathing does the book justice and, occasionally, reads straight from the novel itself. Starring Johnny Depp (as Duke) and Benico Del Toro (Dr. Gonzo, Duke's attorney and confidant), the film is an ... ys and Time bandits and fear and loathing is no different. The only thing better than the acting of Johnny Depp is the directing of Gilliam. The storyline seems to job all over the place on this almos ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The feathered stars sharing top bill with Branagh in "The West End".

sing a system of repetition and reward.Mr Souza, who coached the squirrels that stole the show from Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's film Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, brings the ducks to the Albery T ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Examine why superstars get paid so much and the effects on the industry involved.

normous salaries to film stars? What effect does this have on the film industry? Is it just because Johnny Depp is making an appearance?To answer this, we have do look at some factors and theories, an ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Report on "Pirates Of The Carribean: Dead Man's Chest"

This movie was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Gore Verbinski. The main casts were: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Orlando Bloom as Will Turner, Keira Knigthley as Elizabeth Swan ... the storyline.The characters were very well played by the cast. Captain Jack's character, played by Johnny Depp was supposed to be the main character but had very short scenes. The best character was ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A deconstruction of the movie 'Edward Sissorhands' showing the devices used to construct the discourse of being different.

eccentric, with the only person understanding him being Peg's high school daughter, Kim. A younger Johnny Depp plays Edward marvellously, using less that 100 lines of dialogue, constructing Edward th ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Blown Away

h man's drug seems to be known, but does anyone know how cocaine made its way to Hollywood.In Blow, Johnny Depp plays George Jung, the man who made more than 60 million dollars bringing cocaine to the ... n is annexed by Panama and he looses the more than 30 million dollars that he had been saving there.Johnny Depp does a good job of making us feel sad for a jobless and broke Jung. He turns a man who m ...

(3 pages) 1108 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


From Hell(2001) Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, and Ian Holm Director: Albert Hughes E ...

(1 pages) 401 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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(2 pages) 870 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Blinded by the Light: A review of the movie Blow

a Dream, Blow hits the drug culture from another point of view, the dealers. George Jung, played by Johnny Depp, is a free spirited young man from Boston who decides to move out to California with his ... Boston George is hooking up the entire surrounding community.This movie was a good opportunity for Johnny Depp to show the range he has in his acting. He was able to go from a fresh-faced twenty year ...

(3 pages) 1617 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Movie Review on Sweeny Todd by Emily Bridget

It Up Once AgainBy Emerald BeamishThis creepy musical by Tim Burton has the outstanding talent from Johnny Depp and the eerie presence of Helena Bonham Carter as she becomes his partner in crime and c ... movie though and feel the actors play their characters well.Sweeny Todd is played by the excellent Johnny Depp while Miss Lovett, his closest friend, is played by Helena Bonham Carter. At the start o ...

(2 pages) 9 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama