James “Whitey” Bulger became a kingpin because he was a ruthless killer—and because he masterfully exploited his side gig as an FBI informant. These are the two truths hammered home in Black Mass, which studies a singular criminal career and yet feels disappointingly generic.
Johnny Depp has played Dillinger and Donnie Brasco, and this fall he’ll take on another famous gangster, Whitey Bulger. The trailer for Black Mass suggests the action will take place during Bulger’s 1970s heyday, but his tale has a contemporary hook: he was captured just four years ago after 16 on the lam.
If you're tired of endless Depp roles that are just an excuse to parade him around in makeup and tight pants, here's some insane, welcome news: his next role will be that of a brain uploaded to a computer.[ via ]
It seems Johnny Depp won't be enjoying his new movie, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" like most audiences on May 20th. Like a very small portion of the population, he simply can't see 3D movie effects.
It's tough being a record label or a movie studio these days. People are stealing your content, all because they want to be Jack Sparrow. No, seriously: that's actually what the industry thinks.