Johnny Depp Becomes Palm Springs Film Festival Award Winner
It seems that veteran actor Johnny Depp’s performance in his movie “Black Mass” is going to be a very fruitful one since its release the actor has been getting positive reviews as far as his acting is concerned in the movie and it is called one of the best performances of the actor till date. In the same line, it was revealed on Nov. 17 that at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, Depp aka Whitey Bulger of “Black Mass” will be presented with the Desert Palm Achievement Award.
Harold Matzner of the Festival chairman has called Depp as one among the most dynamic and versatile actors of present time.
“In his latest film, ‘Black Mass,’ Depp, in a stunning transformation, creates a gripping and multi-layered portrait of infamous gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. He delivers an astounding performance that has earned raves from both critics and audiences and is sure to garner awards attention,” revealed THR.
Till date, Bradley Cooper, Jeff Bridges, Daniel Day-Lewis, Matthew McConaughey, Colin Firth, Sean Penn, Eddie Redmayne, and Brad Pitt are the actors who received this award for their extraordinary performances.
Depp’s acting skills are famous since always and he has been nominated thrice for an Oscar too but unfortunately not received one till yet. This year only, he became the recipient of the Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. So, it seems that something big is on the card for the actor as far as this role is a concern.
Well, we don’t exactly know whether the actor will receive an Oscar for this role or not but one thing is sure that he was successful in leaving an impression on the minds of selectors through his Bulger character. Johnny Depp will receive this Desert Palm Achievement Award during the festival which will start on January 1 and runs till Jan. 11. Let us congratulate the talented actor for this achievement and wish him good luck for more awards.