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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2006, 04:34:37 PM »
You're just jealous that a movie about ninjas would bever be as popular.  

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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2006, 07:16:17 PM »
Of course there will be a sequel - it's in production right now, and schedule for release next year.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2006, 07:24:54 PM »
And whether or not the audience follows any movie news at all the film itself leaves absolutely no doubt.  With a hammer.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2006, 09:04:57 PM »
Im inclined to agree with that review pretty much entirely. I was entertained, but I left the theater exclaiming, "What the HECK was that?!" and walked home imitating the Jack/Elizabeth swagger (since she has begun to adopt his style of walking).
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2006, 10:42:05 PM »
Nooooo! Why can't we have a *good* sequel! :'( Now I am depressed. After X3, I hoped that Jack at least wouldn't let me down. Guess it's a good thing I am poor and probably can't go unless I get asked out. haha. :P
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2006, 11:47:03 PM »
Well hopefully my mom will pay for us to go see this on Monday so until then I'm not looking at nothing 'cause I don't want to go into it expecting it to suck.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2006, 01:53:33 PM »
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'cause I don't want to go into it expecting it to suck.

Sounds like it's too late.

It didn't "suck." It just wasn't very good.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2006, 02:04:51 PM »
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Sounds like it's too late.

It didn't "suck." It just wasn't very good.


Well I saw it's only got a 52% on Rotten Tomatoes. But that doesn't necessarily mean anything to me because I don't see this being a critic-friendly movie necessarily.

So, we'll see.  You're not one of the people who I seem to ever agree on movies with, so I still hold out hope.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2006, 03:39:09 PM »
The first one got about a 75%, but I was looking at the two sets of reviews and it was pretty interesting: some of the people who hated the first one are now praising the second for the things they didn't like about the first, and some of the people who liked the first are criticizing the second for the same things, as well.

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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2006, 04:22:36 PM »
I think this is interesting:  three out of four reviews I've read today (Skar's being the exception) say that they gave the first movie a bad review, but in retrospect it was really awesome.  And then they gave this one a bad review.

I wonder if this one will turn out the same way.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2006, 08:29:15 PM »
I saw it today. I thought it was a great, really enjoyable but brainless romp. Very funny moments, some nice action, and about 3 clever lines in the whole movie. It's basically exactly the same as the first one, only with a different plot. If you liked the first, you should like this one.
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2006, 02:19:13 AM »
I just got home from watching it, and other than having little closure at the end, I loved it. And be sure to stay to watch till the end of the credits.

A couple sitting next to me left right in the middle of it, so I suppose they disagreed, but I laughed and was amazed and startled at all the right places. I didn't know what to expect going in--didn't read any reviews--so I suppose I was pleasantly surprised. But I love the first one and rewatch it periodically, so perhaps it's just me.

Also, I thought the fight scenes, especially the one between Jack-Will-Commodor were hilarious. The slimyness was downright gross, but I'll get over it.

Oh, and this was definitely set pre-Victorian era. I'm pretty sure this was about right at 1800 or before, more likely even late 1700s. They refer to "the king," for one. Victoria's reign began in 1837 and ended in 1901 (drilled into my head in my Victorian class).
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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2006, 06:09:55 AM »
I rather enjoyed this one myself. The first was better in my mind, simply for being a little more origonal (of course, it's had to make a sequel origional). But over all, this was a good movie, and I'm probably going to go see it again soon.

Also, I liked how there were so many mini-plots, that sort of almost tied together. It stopped it from being too  predictable.

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Re: review: Pirates of the Caribbean 2
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2006, 07:55:19 AM »
Stacer, could you tell me what happens after the credits in a PM? We left while the credits were still running.
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