Movie Review Pirates Of The Caribbean 

Movie Review – Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Director :  Joachim Rønning + Espen Sandberg Year Of Release :  2017 Principal Cast :  Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaits, Kaya Scodelario, Kevin McNally, Golshifteh Farahani, David Wenham, Stephen Graham, Martin Klebba, Giles New, Adam Brown, Danny Kirrane, Angus Barnett, Orlando Bloom. Approx Running Time :   129 Minutes Synopsis:  Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew. ********* Hoisting the mains’l for a fifth time at sea, Captain Jack Sparrow’s rum-guzzling nautical nonsense continues with Dead…

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Movie Review Pirates Of The Caribbean 

Movie Review – Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End

– Summary – Director :  Gore Verbinski Year Of Release :  2007 Principal Cast :  Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgaard, Chow Yun-Fat, Tom Hollander, Jack Davenport, Kevin McNally, Naomie Harris, Jonathan Pryce, Keith Richards, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Greg Ellis. Approx Running Time :  168 Minutes Synopsis:  With the East India Trading company hunting them down, all the Pirate Lords gather at Shipwreck Cove to deliberate – fight, or flee? What we think :  Convoluted mess of a film has some minor chuckles,…

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Movie Review Pirates Of The Caribbean 

Movie Review – Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

– Summary – Director :  Gore Verbinski Year Of Release : Principal Cast :  Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgard, Tom Hollander, Kevin NcNally, Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Naomie Harris, David Baille, Martin Klebba, David Schofield, Geoffrey Rush. Approx Running Time :  145 Minutes Synopsis:   Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones’ service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well. What we think :  There’s…

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Movie Review Pirates Of The Caribbean 

Movie Review – Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl

– Summary – Director :  Gore Verbinski Year Of Release :  2003 Principal Cast :  Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush, Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally, Zoe Saldana, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Daniem O’Hare, David Baille, Giles New, Angus Barnett. Approx Running Time :  142 Minutes Synopsis:  Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead. What we think :   Effortlessly engaging, the first in what would become a…

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Movie Review Pirates Of The Caribbean 

Movie Review – Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

What on earth were people on about? This isn’t such a bad film! Sure, it’s missing many of the elements the original Pirates trilogy had – Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in particular – but the film is a genuinely entertaining sea-borne romp. Rob Marshall doesn’t quite come to grips with the scale of the production, and many of the subplots don’t quite work as well as they could, but its a serviceable adventure comedy in keeping with Disney’s theme park ride. Much like the other films, On Stranger Tides seems a tad bloated with production value, almost as if they couldn’t find enough places to spend the budget they had, so Marshall seems to have thrown everything bar the kitchen sink into this film, and you get the sense that not everybody seems to be having as much fun as they did before (Geoffrey Rush looks pained to be in this) but the wiley Captain Jack, along with newcomer Penelope Cruz and Ian McShane’s snarling Blackbeard, more than make up for any of the films shortcomings. Terrific fun.

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