Wednesday, 08 July 2009
"I like baseball, movies, good clothes, fast cars...and you. What else do you need to know?"John Dillinger (Johnny Depp)I’m not going to lie. I never thought robbing banks would be so boring. When I heard that Michael Mann (director of Miami Vice, Collateral, and the classic crime drama Heat) was going to be making a film about infamous criminal John Dillinger, with perpetual chameleon Johnny Depp in the role, I was psyched. When I heard that Christian Bale would be playing Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent who hunted Dillinger, I was ecstatic. Sure, the footage looked a little rough, due to the choice of shooting on digital cameras, but what the hell, there’s no way it could really be bad.As mentioned, Johnny Depp plays John Dillinger, one of the most notorious bank robbers in the history of the United States. ...