The Guardian, an otherwise cheeky publication, should fire its film critic for the review of Dead Manâ€™s Chest. I thought maintaining a blog was borderline masturbatory until I read that piece and all of the others that have poo-pahed the sequel in the last week – all in all, theyâ€™re just a gaggle of excessively cheap shots. Worthy of contempt, but not rebuttal. This series has a good, soild
I like fun movies, and especially fun movies that reference the old Monkey Island PC games. Davy Jones and Barbossa are LeChuck, the voodoo lady, the key in the captainâ€™s cabin, the coffin, etc, etc. Then again, the game was based on the ride, and the movie references the game, creating what in academia would probably be called â€œrich thematic intertextualityâ€ or something equally pretentious. I appreciated it nonetheless.