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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Disney has halted production on the upcoming Lone Ranger film that was due to start filming this fall with Johnny Depp in the role of Tonto. Slated for release December 21, 2012, the new Lone Ranger film was due to tell the story of the character from the vantage point of Tonto, hence why Johnny… read more

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Apparently Johnny Depp and Disney are ready to deepen their relationship even further, and it includes one of the best properties of the 1970’s: Kolchak, the Night Stalker. Considering the current success of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Disney is sure to be even more in love with Mr. Depp.  He’s already signed… read more

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has passed into the history books as only the eighth film to ever cross the $1 billion dollar global box office benchmark. While Transformers 3 was conquering the box office all over the world this weekend, history was being made quietly in the background.  Despite the fact the… read more

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides may not be tearing up the domestic box office, but it’s doing something right overseas. As a matter of fact, it’s doing a whole lot of things right. The fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been disappointing in the U.S. box office, bringing in… read more

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The latest film from J.J. Abrams, Super 8, had a $37 million opening weekend which surpassed last minute predictions, but still fell short of what the studio was hoping for. On the same weekend last yet, The Karate Kid remake opened to $56 million, far exceeding studio projections, so a low opening for one of… read more

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X-Men: First Class may have won the weekend, but it didn’t perform anywhere close to expectations. Clocking in at $55 million, the newest film in the X-Men franchise beat the debut of the original film from back in 2000, but just barely.  Adjusted for inflation, the prequel fell short of the original based on attendance… read more

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Apparently people didn’t get enough of The Wolfpack in the first Hangover film as they dropped an estimated $86.5 million over the weekend for The Hangover Part II. The second outing in this R-rated comedy series took in $31.6 million on Thursday in addition to the weekend take, bring its four day total to $118.1 million,… read more

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It’s a sad day when Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides making $90 million in its opening weekend is somewhat of a disappointment. The fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series has gone to show that there is definitely a law of diminishing returns when it comes to some sequels.  Opening… read more

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In general I’ve been excited for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides … and then I saw this clip. While the entire Pirates of the Caribbean series has been unrealistic with zombies, squid-headed villains and more, this clip from the fourth in the film series is just so silly as to actually turn me… read more

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is due out on May 20th, but that isn’t stopping Disney from going ahead and prepping the fifth installment in the adventures of Capt. Jack Sparrow. According to an interview with Jerry Bruckheimer in USA Today, test screenings for the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean… read more

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The Super Bowl has one big thing going for it every year … movie trailers. As I stated the other day, I’m not a fan of the Super Bowl, but I do enjoy the insane movie marketing blitz that comes with it each year now.  While I think it is silly how much they charge… read more

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It would appear the marketing machine for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is in full effect now. We had the first pictures the other day, and now we’re on to the first trailer. While I’m not big on never ending sequels these days, I have to say that this fourth Pirates of the… read more

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