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All Jack and No Play Make Pirates 4 a Dull Movie

Posted on 20 May 2011 by Quaid

This is one of those articles that I wish I didn’t have to write. As a fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise (and that includes all of them, not just the first one, I was one of the defenders of the idea of making a fourth, stand-alone film. After all, Jack Sparrow is one of the more fun, interesting and all-around entertaining characters to grace the silver screen in the past ten years; why not give him more adventures. Continue Reading

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Parnassus Trailer! Gimme gimme gimme gimme!

Posted on 07 August 2009 by Quaid

I love Terry Gilliam, not in spite of his occasionally terrible movies (looking at you, Tideland) but because of them. Continue Reading

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UPDATED: Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland trailer now online!

Posted on 23 July 2009 by Quaid

So you remember how the Mad Hatter was a fairly small part of the original Alice in Wonderland story? Well, things change. Continue Reading

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The Highs and Lows of Public Enemies

Posted on 01 July 2009 by HansKlopek

If you read my post from yesterday, you will find a guy who couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of a Michael Mann-directed portrait of 30s outlaw John Dilinger with Johnny Depp in the lead role and Christian Bale as the lawman Melvin Purvis chasing him down with all guns blazing. Continue Reading

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Public Enemies: Using the High Def format for a period piece? Weird, bold, still weird.

Posted on 30 June 2009 by HansKlopek

When I see Johnny Depp jangle his spurs and draw down on witless security guards spouting “gimme all your money” in a down home Southern drawl, I’m sure I will let out a little sigh of pure happiness. These sighs communicate one thing and one thing alone: God, I’m glad to be at the movies right now. Continue Reading

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Alice in Wonderland Pics…Johnny Depp’s Mad Hatter. Burton’s at it again.

Posted on 22 June 2009 by Quaid

I haven’t always been the most avid Tim Burton fan. Some of his movies (like Sleepy Hollow) have felt just a little too “style over substance” to me…weird for the sake of weird. Continue Reading

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