Saturday, May 26, 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean: At Trilogy's End

  • First show of the day? Check.
  • Trailer for next Nicolas Cage bomb (National Treasure 2)? Check.
  • Kid talking throughout movie? Check.
  • Really jarring concentration camp visual echo in first two minutes? Check.
  • Nature of visual echo? Ten-foot-high pile of boots from hanged pirates.
  • Two comic-relief pirates just as unfunny as two comic-relief robots in Star Wars? Check.
  • Keira Knightley's chin just as big as I remember? Check.
  • Plot totally confusing even though I've seen both previous movies? Check.
  • Ship-sailing-on-stars echo from Baron Munchausen? Check.
  • Being John Malkovich echo? Check.
  • The Good The Bad and The Ugly echo? Check.
  • Complete with spaghetti western guitar score? Double check.
  • Johnny Depp gets to say the words "feculent maggots?" Check.
  • Dog with keys has cameo appearance? Check.
  • Keith Richards plays guitar at crucial plot moment? Check.
  • Great cookie after the credits are finished? Check.
  • Weirdest WTF credit ever? Check.
  • Text of weirdest WTF credit ever: I didn't see the beginning of it, but I swear to Davy Jones that right at the end of the crawl there's this credit:

[Something] from "The Time of Your Life,"' by William Saroyan.

Used by permission.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Read Matthew's blog today - Check!

Have a lovely Tuesday.