Friday, July 05, 2013

Behind the scenes of The Lone Ranger and movie review

Watch this 19 mins long behind the scenes footage of The Lone Ranger starring Armie Hammer as John Reid/The Lone Ranger and Johnny Depp as Native American warrior Tonto. In the movie, Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice. The Lone Ranger is produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and directed by Gore Verbinski.

I had a chance to watch the movie at a media screening held by Disney. Unlike some of the movie critics out there, I actually loved The Lone Ranger! Johnny Depp is at his usual "Captain Jack Sparrow" best. I said that because there were times when watching his character Tonto, it did remind me a bit of Jack Sparrow which is a good thing. Armie Hammer who played the twins in the Social Network, is perfect as The Lone Ranger. He and Johnny have very good on-screen chemistry and it's so enjoyable watching both of them together. The film has a lot of funny moments - there were lots of laughter in the cinema - and really good action scenes. If you're like me who hates those western cowboy type movies, The Lone Ranger will surprise you. I give the movie 3 1/2 out of 5 Crow Feathers.

The free feather pen given to all the guests at the Disney media screening of The Lone Ranger. I think the feather must have come from Tonto's dead crow that he wears on his head.

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