Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – A Refreshing Addition to a Tired Franchise… is the Movie I wish I’d seen [Review]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – A Refreshing Addition to a Tired Franchise… is the Movie I wish I’d seen [Review]

After the fourth instalment in this franchise, On Stranger Tides, I would have figured Pirates of the Caribbean would be done.  There just didn’t seem to be anything more to say.  Even the actors seemed bored.  But then number 5, Dead Men Tell No Tales came out, I thought maybe they’d stumbled on something great.   Like maybe they’d found something worth bringing all this back for another go.  After all, they weren’t going to just bang out another sequel, were they? Were they?  Well yes and no.  Up front – it was fun to watch but  certainly not up to the brilliance of the first movie, or even the second.   Read more