Lately my youngest son, who tends to like to play the pessimist anyway, has become obsessed with things that don’t work. It’s something of a family joke that stems from our recent vacation to… 799 more words
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For the past few weeks I’ve been working through the Alien series as prep to Alien: Covenant. I’ve left my thoughts on the film a few places, and this week’s Movie Dudes, which I’m in the process of editing, spent a good chunk of time talking about it, but I’ll drop some more down below. 853 more words
Who would have ever thought when they installed an animatronic ride at Disneyland about pirates in 1967 that 50 years later we’d be getting our 5th movie about said pirates but yet here we are. 1,022 more words
Captain Jack is back, and he’s facing a whole lot of danger in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge this weekend. It’s been six years since the last Pirates film, can you believe that? 1,770 more words
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), somewhat confounding, somewhat outstanding, and loaded with sword fights and Kraken tentacles.
MY CALL: This sequel is a blast. Admittedly, it’s much harder to get into with this very messy plot, but the effects and action and scale retain its ranks high among popcorn adventure films. 1,111 more words
Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) races to find the heart of Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) to avoid succumbing to Davy Jones’ Locker while Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) search for Jack to serve their own agenda. 321 more words