"A.J. Rose" (Jonathan) (ajrose93) wrote,
"A.J. Rose" (Jonathan)

The Libertine


If I wait any longer to write a full review, its one-week Academy qualifying run will be over, and L.A. people who wanted to see it early will have missed their chance.

Johnny Depp. The Libertine. Through Thursday? only, at the Royal Theater on Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. (in the Laemmle or Landmark section, I forget which).

Not at all what we were expecting (particularly after Kevin Thomas's Times review), superb writing, and numerous staggering performances. Not (like you were in doubt!) for kids or the overly fastidious, but otherwise, wow.

Sorry not to elaborate further, but now you know!

93 93/93 -- AJ


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