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Review: The Rum Diary

It's neat seeing Depp, more than a decade after his balding Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , as the younger Hunter S. Thompson, softening mannerisms later made brittle with cocaine, even if the performance is all surface.
Depp as the younger Hunter S. Thompson
By ANN LEWINSON  |  October 28, 2011

Woo-hoo! Vacation!

A relaxing tropical getaway, without the getaway part.
By DAVID KISH  |  July 01, 2011

Bombay Bicycle Club | Flaws

London's Bombay Bicycle Club here take a Brit-folk cue from Mumford & Sons, sharing both the genre and some of the achy-breaky harmonies of the more popular band.
Island (2010)
By MIRIAM LAMEY  |  December 10, 2010

Florence and the Machine | Lungs

If the current stable of UK hitmakers poised to conquer Mur’ca were a grade-school class, Florence Welch would be the girl belting the theme from Annie at the top of her lungs until she gets her damn gold star.
Island (2009)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 30, 2009