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  • Johnny Depp plays a booze-addled reporter with a career decision to make in "The Rum Diary." (Associated Press)

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'The Rum Diary'

    The novel "The Rum Diary" was a bit of juvenilia written and shopped around unsuccessfully by Hunter S. Thompson before his career as a political journalist caught fire. Set around 1960, it tells the story of Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp), a booze-addled journalist who signs on at the San Juan Star, a last-chance saloon of a newspaper in Puerto Rico.

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  • Kemp is the man to write the prospectus that will explain the dream of his private island beachfront resort to potential investors and buyers.

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  • Yet more than two months after the spill started, the view appears to confirm what many scientists are concluding: The wetlands, a haven for fish and seabirds and a flood buffer during the Gulf's notoriously vicious storms, "have come through so far pretty unscathed," Paul Kemp, director of the National Audubon Society's Louisiana Coastal Initiative, said after a recent 260-mile flight over most of the affected sections.

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