Starring: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins & Giovanni Ribisi
Screenplay by Bruce Robinson
Directed by Bruce Robinson

While on an alcohol-fueled stay in Puerto Rico, a journalist becomes infatuated with the fiancée of a shady real estate developer.

Boozy, but lacks the
cult decadence of Withnail
or Fear & Loathing.

Grade: B-

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Rum Diary is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/14/12.