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Bruce Robinson United States, 2011

Seth Farmer's rating of the film The Rum Diary

I thought this was better than Fear and Loathing in some ways. The fact that it was more, you know, sane results in a candidness that Gilliam's film lacks. Truth be told, I found The Rum Diary's low point to be the hallucination scene--way too derivative of F&L. But let's not be pretentious here: Johnny Depp flamethrowing alcohol out of his mouth onto an unsuspecting police officer is pretty great.