Bandidas Review

Bandidas is a 2006 Western action comedy film directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), starring Salma Hayek (Everly), Penelope Cruz (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Steve Zahn (The Ridiculous 6), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), Dwight Yoakam (Crank), and Ismael ‘East’ Carlo (Eraser).  In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. Plot: The story revolves around Sara and Maria who  attempt to exact revenge…

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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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