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
It’s hard to believe that we live in a world where we have five blockbuster films based off a ride a Disneyworld, yet here we are. The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise kicked off in 2003 with The Curse of the Black Pearl. Due to the huge success of the film and the popularity of Johnny Depp’s performance as Captain Jack Sparrow, three more films followed. 2011’s On Stranger Tides was so negatively reviewed, it seemed the franchise was dead in the water. However, here we are in 2017 with the newest film in the franchise Dead Men Tell No Tales to try to raise this saga from the depths. Read more
Super Bowl 51 is over – sorry Atlanta, I hope you’re OK and didn’t choke so hard that you needed medical assistance afterwards… Yikes. Tom Brady is officially the greatest NFL athlete of all time and you know – we got some pretty cool movie/TV trailers in the process, including a surprising look at Stranger Things, which will hit THIS HALLOWEEN for season 2 and more. Check out my top 5 here: Read more
[Exclusive] During this weekend’s Lethbridge Entertainment Expo, I had the opportunity to speak with one of the world’s most determined and optimistic actors – Lee Arenberg. Fans may remember him as Pintel from the original Pirates of The Caribbean trilogy or currently on the hit fantasy series Once Upon a Time as Leroy aka Grumpy the Dwarf.