Archive for May 28, 2017
[This post contains major SPOILERS for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.]
Geoffrey Rush reveals his thoughts on the Barbossa twist in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The fifth installment in the long-running Pirates of the Caribbean franchise arrived this weekend, and it has already run up quite the take at the global box office, though it’s domestic gross hasn’t quite lived up to expectations. The long-awaited Pirates sequel saw the return of ...
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John Boyega has shared a look at Finn’s new blaster in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi. While most of the narrative weight of Star Wars: The Force Awakens landed on the shoulders of Daisy Ridley’s Rey as she discovered her Force sensitivity and natural ability with a lightsaber, Boyega’s Finn also proved his worth as a stormtrooper who turned on the evil First Order to join the Rey and the rest of the Resistance. Fans have long wondered what sort of role Finn would occupy in the upcoming The Last Jed (Boyega himself has hinted that his character will be ...
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This Memorial Day was slow at the box office, with even the new arrivals struggling to make much of an impression on viewers.
Coming in the top spot is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (read our review), which made $62.1 million domestically in its first three days. That is well below expectations heading into the weekend, which can be accredited to its poor critical reception and word-of-mouth. While early buzz indicated this could be a return to form for the once fun franchise, many pundits wrote it off as more of the same with little new to offer. That certainly hurt its ...
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