Month: December 2011

Golden Globe nominations for HUGO and RANGO!

Hugo received nominations for Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Director, Martin Scorsese; and Best Original Score, Howard Shore. Gore Verbinski’s Rango was nominated for Best Animated Film

The Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast live on NBC on Sunday night, January 15, 2012, at 8 p.m. Eastern time (5 p.m. Pacific).

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HUGO nominated for 11 Critic’s Choice Awards; RANGO nominated for Best Animated Feature

Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, produced by Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and GK Films, received a stunning 11 nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for their 17th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.

Gore Verbinski’s Rango, for which Johnny Depp voiced the title character, was nominated for Best Animated Feature.

The 2012 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Hollywood Paladium, and will be broadcast live on VH1 at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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RANGO nominated for nine Annie Awards!

Congratulations to Gore Verbinski and the talented artists who created Rango, which was honored today with nine nominations for the Annie Awards. Presented by the International Animated Film Society, the Annies are considered to be the highest honor bestowed on animated film. Rango was nominated as Best Animated Feature, and Gore Verbinski for Directing in a Feature Production.

Congratulations also go to Branko Grujcic, who has been nominated for Animated Effects in a Live Action Production for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Winners of the Annie Awards will be announced in a ceremony at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Good luck to all the nominees!

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New comment / gallery box

the last days I made some changes to the box that appears when clicking the comments or the images in the galleries. It has now an – in my opinion – nicer look and – very important – a Download Full Size image link at the bottom right. Took me some days to find out how to manipulate it but there you go!
Try it out 🙂

Meanwhile, Ginny and Brian added some more 2005 articles.

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“The Rum Diary” starring Johnny Depp on Blu-ray February 2012

In an early alert to retailers Sony has made public their plans to bring the 2011 Bruce Robinson directed film “The Rum Diary” starring Johnny Depp and Aaron Eckhart to Blu-ray Disc on February 14th, 2011. For those who don’t know, the film is based on the debut novel by the late writer Hunter S. Thompson. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have yet to be detailed but stay tuned. The title is already available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon with a $24.99 price tag. Preorder now at  [amazon-product region=”us” text=”” type=”text”]B006ISJQBM[/amazon-product] or [amazon-product region=”uk” text=”” tracking_id=”thejohnnydeppa-21″ type=”text”]B0064OUGPU[/amazon-product] and support JDorg with it.


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Article Transcripts

Another little update: Ginny and Brian, along with Silke and myself, are helping with getting some magazine scans into text form. So keep an eye on the articles section, from the last page to the newer entries from year 2005, to read some older articles.

We’re still searching for some contributors. Volunteers, who’d temporary like to help with adding movie info, creating Johnny info pages, writing interview transcripts etc. Maybe as a little holiday job? It is really easy!

Also, still, a new main staffer for the galleries!

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Vote for Leading Men Round 3!


In an upset, No. 3 Leonardo DiCaprio may have had a stellar year and could be looking at an Oscar nom for his work in J. Edgar, but dashing Captain Jack stole the show. No. 6 Johnny Depp had Leo walking the plank with his 57 percent.

On to ROUND 3—this will be tough–up against Robert Pattison–pls. vote often!


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