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Instead, he keeps short-circuiting his imagination and retreating to the familiar - to people sitting around getting drunk or stoned and making rote pronouncements about the soul of America. Still, by the time the truth dawns about The Rum Diary , the movie has built up too much audience goodwill for it to become an object of scorn.
We just wish it were better. Here and there, fleetingly, it is. Depp, who goes through the movie doing a not-so-subtle impersonation of Thompson, plays Kemp, a journalist who takes a job at the San Juan Star. The orgy of violence at Altamont merely dramatized the problem.
The realities were already fixed; the illness was understood to be terminal, and the energies of The Movement were long since aggressively dissipated by the rush to self-preservation. Why bother with newspapers, if this is all they offer? Agnew was right. The press is a gang of cruel faggots. Journalism is not a profession or a trade. It is a cheap catch-all for fuckoffs and misfits—a false doorway to the backside of life, a filthy piss-ridden little hole nailed off by the building inspector, but just deep enough for a wino to curl up from the sidewalk and masturbate like a chimp in a zoo-cage.
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