And it surpassed my expectations. Apparently it didn't do so well at the Box Office, which is a real shame because it's a great (and mostly
accurate) adaptation of a great book. Of course we did get through a bottle of cheap Morrison's dark rum while we were watching it, and fuck knows how many spliffs, but I'm sure I'd enjoy it sober too.
The whole film was pretty much what you'd expect from Bruce Robinson directing a Hunter S Thompson novel, but there was one scene in particular which struck me as being a perfect cross between Withnail and I
and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
. You might be able to guess the one I'm talking about if you've seen the film. (Hint: it involves drugs and someone's tongue
Anyone else seen it yet? Thoughts/reviews?