Reel Lessons: The Rum Diary

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Hunter S Thompson, godfather of gonzo The Picture Desk

A movie about sailors
Close. It’s about legendary “journalist” Hunter S Thompson, whose persona is as memorable as his writing. The gun-toting, drugged-up godfather of gonzo journalism positioned himself as society’s critic.

What is gonzo journalism
Pioneered in the 1960s, the gonzo school placed the writer at the centre of the story, allowing...

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