I love Depp and Weisz, and I bet they’d be fantastic together. But is there any reason to remake a classic? Is there any hope in hell it could possibly be better than the original? Why bother to make such a movie at all… except that Hollywood is unashamed of its creative bankruptcy?
Hoorah! A woman pirate who actually gets to do piratey things, and is played by Penelope Cruz? Awesome!
Rob Marshall is directing Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides (according to the IMDB). Or because Captain Jack Sparrow is a tortured genius who simply must express his pain via tunes designed to be showstopping to mask their banality. This has been your WTF Thought for the Day.
Woo-hoo! It’s the end of the world — again — as Roland Emmerich knows it, and I feel fine. Oh, there can be no question that this is crap, but will 2012 (opens in the U.S. and the U.K. on November 13) be glorious crap? I think it might be. I hope it might be. … more…