Watch: The Rum Diary 2011 123movies, Full Movie Online – Hard-drinking journalist Paul Kemp takes a job at a besieged newspaper in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His volatile editor, Lotterman, assigns him to tourist pieces and horoscopes, but promises more. Paul rooms with Sala, an aging and equally alcoholic reporter, in a rundown flat. Sanderson, a wealthy entrepreneur, hires Paul to flack for a group of investors who plan to buy an island near the capital and build a resort. Sanderson’s girl-friend, the beguiling Chenault, bats her eyes at Paul. His loyalties face challenges when he and Sala get in trouble with locals, when a Carnival dance enrages Sanderson, and when the paper hits the skids. Is the solution always alcohol?.
Plot: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s ‘The Lost Generation’, Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man.
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Johnny Depp’s Homage to His Friend Hunter S. Thompson
A Labor of Love, Johnny Depp’s Homage to Offbeat Journalist and sometime Novelist Hunter S. Thompson is Affectionate, Warm, and at the Same Time Desperate.
The Novel was Written Early in Thompson’s Career when He first Discovered Alcohol and the need for Journalistic Integrity (that defined the writer’s output).
Those Expecting the Hallucinatory Visuals and Bombastic, Outrage of Terry Gilliam’s and Johnny Depp’s take on the Author’s most Popular Work, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”(1998) will most Likely be Disappointed. Critics and Moviegoers Reflected this resulting in Poor Box Office and Scathing Reviews.
The Strength of the Movie are the Words, the Dialog that is filled with Insights and Rhetorical Rage. Almost Every Scene is Riddled with Entertaining Oratorical Observations.
The Look of the Movie can’t be Faulted as the Beauty of the Island is Contrasted with the Dehumanizing Poverty.
The Cast is Outstanding with Bravura Performances from Michael Siboli, Giovanni Ribisi, and Richard Jenkins. Amber Heard is the Eye Candy. Aaron Eckhart is the Capitalist Villain, a Role that is Not Very Demanding.
Overall, it is an Offbeat Movie that does not have Wide Appeal. Thompson Himself Struggled for Wide Appeal, while Maintaining His Integrity and Never quite got there, at least Not Until very Late in Life, as He Gained Respect and Admiration as a Cult Figure.
The Wordsmith was Given High Tribute by Depp as He Strove to get the Unpublished Novel in Print and the Movie Made.
It’s an Odd Film that most likely will Gain in Reputation in the Coming Years when Expectations aren’t so High and Knee-Jerk concerning the Long Awaited Novel and Movie.
“Are they not complimentary?”
Plot Summary Now if your the sort of person that needs a definitive story line and thick plot to enjoy a film then this probably isn’t for you. Its more a ‘fly on the wall’ view of a young journalists struggles in a failing newspaper. Paul Kemp(Depp) is a young man trying to make his way in a new place, making new friends and enemy’s along the way.
What I thought of it I wasn’t sure what I would think of this film, I new it has some great actors, such as Johnny Depp and Giovanni Ribisi, but the concept of the film was a strange one. I was pleasantly surprised, the director Bruce Robinson has done a great job with this film, which was always going to be a very tough job being adapted from a novel by Hunter S Thompson and technically having next to no strong plot.
The film itself is stunning, the locations are amazing and well shot, and the editing style and shots work brilliantly with the type of film and more importantly with Johnny Depp, who has a massive screen presence in everything he does, including ‘The Rum Diary’.
This film has everything I want to see in a good movie, strong characters, great sets and brilliant comedy, along with meaning. It really makes you think about society and life nowadays and how primarily, nothing has changed in the way the world goes round and the sort of corruption and manipulation that still goes on today all around us, as it did back in the fifties, only less obviously.
On a lighter note, this film is hilarious and great to watch more than once, there is something rather satisfying about watch a man drink huge amounts of high octane rum and have to deal with the consequences the next morning, something that makes you happy its not only you.
Summary In all I thought this was a very enjoyable film for anyone to watch and have a good laugh at while loving everything about the characters. The acting is scintillating and exciting.
I highly recommend this film to all, one to watch ….. 7/10 Stars*
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 59 min (119 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Bruce Robinson
Writer Bruce Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson
Actors Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart
Country United States, United Kingdom
Awards 2 wins & 4 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS, Dolby Surround 7.1
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arriflex 16 SR3 Advanced, Arri/Zeiss Ultra Prime Lenses, Arriflex 416, Arri/Zeiss Ultra Prime Lenses
Laboratory Company 3, Los Angeles (CA), USA (digital intermediate), Company 3, New York (NY), USA (dailies), DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints), DeLuxe, New York (NY), USA (film processing)
Film Length 3,250 m (Portugal, 35 mm)
Negative Format 16 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Super 16 (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (spherical) (blow-up) (Fuji Eterna-CP 3514DI), D-Cinema