Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 2017 fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, starring Johnny Depp, Kevin McNally, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, with Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, and Keira Knightley. The five installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and sequel to On Stranger Tides, following Jack Sparrow (Depp) who must find the Trident of Poseidon to stop an old nemesis, Captain Salazar (Bardem) and his ghost crew. Positives: Great characters Good performances Great special effects Great score Good action Good humor Interesting…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is a 2007 epic fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Chow Yun-Fat, and Geoffrey Rush.  Serving as the third installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and sequel to Dead Man’s Chest, following Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann, and Hector Barbossa who rescue Captain Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones’ Locker,  preparing to fight the East India Trading Company, led by Cutler Beckett, who controls Davy Jones. Positives: Good story Terrific soundtrack Great characters Good action…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, and Geoffrey Rush.  It is the first installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and follows pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) and blacksmith Will Turner (Bloom) as they rescue the kidnapped Elizabeth Swann (Knightley) from the cursed crew of the Black Pearl captained by Hector Barbossa (Rush), who become undead skeletons at night. Positives: Great performances Great characters Original story Great…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is a 2011 fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Rob Marshall, starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, and Kevin McNally.  Serving as the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and and sequel to At World’s End, following Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) who is joined by Angelica (Penelope Cruz) in his search for the Fountain of Youth, confronting the infamous pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane). Positives: Good humor Good story Great characters Great visuals Great performances Great cast Great…

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Gods of Egypt Review

Gods of Egypt is a 2016 fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, starring Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell, and Geoffrey Rush. A mortal named Bek must partner with the god Horus to save the world from the god of darkness Set and rescue his love.

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