Pirates of the Caribbean Retrospective – Part One: The Curse of the Black Pearl

“I think it’d be rather exciting to meet a pirate.” Part 1: An Unlikely Phenomenon Pirates of the Caribbean. This is, perhaps, one of the oddest pop culture touchstones we have. Consider this: a theme park ride, one that is 46 years old, has become an American icon that is recognized all around the world. … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean Retrospective – Part One: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Movie Review – Epic

There’s sort of a hierarchy when it comes to the major North American animation studios. At the top, obviously, is Pixar Animation Studios who, despite a few recent missteps, has consistently maintained the best quality over the last 20 years. Next up is probably DreamWorks Animation who uses the law of averages to their advantage … Continue reading Movie Review – Epic