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What Makes ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ a Classic Adventure Film


Say what you will about the rest of the franchise, but the original is an exemplary film for its genre.

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The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Franchise Evolves with Margot Robbie


Margot Robbie and screenwriter Christina Hodson will hopefully bring some of that ‘Birds of Prey’ energy to their Disney spinoff.


Reboots, Late Sequels, and the Impatience of Hollywood


What can Hollywood learn from the success of the new ‘Halloween’ and the failure of so many franchise reboots?

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Are There Movies That Can’t Be Remade?


Watch a video essay that details the factors that make it impossible to remake certain movies.


Disney is Rebooting the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Franchise


Some sunken ships should stay at the bottom of the sea.

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Fact Checking The Movies: International Water Law


According to movies like “The Meg,” anything goes on the high seas. Turns out it’s not that simple. 

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The Best Summer Movie Ever Is ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’


To understand why Curse of the Black Pearl was the perfect summer movie, we need to get at the heart of what a “summer movie” really is.


The Simple Case for Blockbuster Equality


Everyone has a right to want to see themselves kick ass in the movies.

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Fantastic Video Essays by Women and Where to Find Them


Is your video essay watchlist a bit of a boys club? Don’t worry. We’re here to help.