Month: April 2011

Hans Zimmer and Rodrigo y Gabriela Team Up for ‘Angelica’ — Song Premiere

Teaming up with guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela, Zimmer sought a more Latin atmosphere for the newest ‘Pirates’ film. “We have Penélope Cruz playing Angelica, who’s Spanish, so I felt that there could be some Latin influences in the score for ‘On Stranger Tides,’” Zimmer said in a release.

Click here to listen to the Song!

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Stars Unite for Japan’s Earthquake Relief Effort (PSA part 1)

Ken Watanabe, Johnny Depp, Ben Stiller and other celebrities help Japan. Music by Jake Shimabukuro. (in order of appearance) Ken Watanabe, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Legend, Apolo Ohno, Paula Abdul, Ben Stiller, Johnny Depp, Maggie Q, Ben Affleck, Rob Marshall, Zac Brown, Sharon Lawrence, Masi Oka, Hideki Matsui, Cillian Murphy, and Jonah Hill unite for Japan’s earthquake relief effort.


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New Banner and Artwork from the POTC: OST Movie Companion Book

The artwork, which can also be found on the film’s official website, offer a look at the soon to be released “Art of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” book scheduled to hit stores around the same time as the film reaches theaters.

Click on the thumbnails to see them in full size (thanks to Daily Blam)


Also, Disney released this International Banner For ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’:

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“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” – Criterion Blu Ray Release

The Criterion Collection released today “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” on Blu Ray. The Criterion Collection is very well known for its high quality transfers, with top-notch image and sound. Not to mention the many bonuses that you can find on those discs. This is a treat for any Hunter S. Thompson/Johnny Depp/Terry Gilliam fan, so be sure to put it on your wish-list, if you fall at least in one of those categories.

You can see here the full list of the BD contents and you can order your copy now at the following links (Amazon USA/UK):

[amazon-product align=”left” region=”us” tracking_id=”jdorg-20 “]B004JPJHME[/amazon-product]
[amazon-product align=”left” region=”uk” tracking_id=”thejohnnydeppa-21″]B004JPJHME[/amazon-product]

Unfortunately, Criterion Releases are Region 1, so make sure you have a region-free Blu Ray Player, in case you want to see the movie in all its glory on your TV screen.

This news reminded us to update the Fear and Loathing Photo Gallery too, so…we did it :D.
Check all the new old movie stills here

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