The Rum Diary

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Trace


rum-diary-still04-amber-sunlounger It was the beginning of the 60’s, the early-Kennedy “Mad Men” era, the times of mid-day boozing & guilt-free cigarette smoking.  The Rum Diary (the film released in 2011, based on the novel of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson) took us on a ride through San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sharing with us dapper men in straw hats and cool sunglasses (stars Johnny Depp & Aaron Eckhart), sitting behind the wheel of a fast-driven shiny red Corvette…

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Not to be outdone by the movies’ female star, Chenault (Amber Heard) with matching shiny red lipstick, who also spends time draped seductively on a sun-lounger in a millionaire’s palm fringed, beach-front mansion.  The film had a lot of visual appeal, and we can’t help reminiscing over this age of timeless glamour, as these images show..

Movie Quotes:


Nowadays, people know the price of everything, and the value of nothing.

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Oh God, why did she have to happen? Just when I was doing so good without her.


I thought you weren’t gonna drink again?….I wasn’t but I finally beat my will power.


      Images via google: The Rum Diary

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