Tag Archives: Pirates of the Caribbean

Review in Brief: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017)

The fifth instalment of the ridiculously lucrative PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN franchise is cinematic flotsam. Actually, it’s probably more accurately jetsam because some panicked throwing overboard of everything from plot to character motivations was definitely involved in the making of … Continue reading

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Passing Thoughts: Spider-Physics and a Case of Mistaken Identity

I have this physicist friend and the other day we were talking in the pub about nuclear fusion, like you do. My mind went straight to the scene in SPIDER-MAN 2 where Doc Ock attempts such an experiment to create … Continue reading

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Series Retrospective: Pirates of the Caribbean

I haven’t done one of these for a while, I don’t think since the first year of this blog. This is the segment where I pick apart a film series and see how well it’s aged, and how well it … Continue reading

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Review: I, Frankenstein (2014)

Firstly, my thoughts on the UNDERWORLD series – the first one wasn’t very good, and has only become hokier with age, the sequel and prequel were slightly better, but only slightly. I’ve yet to have the “pleasure” of the second … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp, Acting Stagnation and the Promise of Retirement

Today brought the news that Johnny Depp has an eye on retirement in the not too distant future. This will devastate some, and please others (myself included) who think Depp hasn’t really looked passionate about his chosen profession for a … Continue reading

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