Once again we’re plunged into the world of sword fights and “savvy” pirates. Captain Jack Sparrow is reminded he owes a debt to Davy Jones, who captains the flying Dutchman, a ghostly ship, with a crew from hell. Facing the “locker” Jack must find the heart of Davy Jones but to save himself he must get the help of quick-witted Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan. If that’s not complicated enough, Will and Elizabeth are sentenced to hang, unless will can get Lord Cutler Beckett Jack’s compass, Will is forced to join another crazy adventure with Jack. –IMDb
Gregor “Gore” Verbinski (born March 16, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American film director, screenwriter, producer and musician. He is best known for directing the films The Ring, the Pirates of the Caribbean film series and the Academy Award-winning Rango.
Verbinski was born the third of five children to Victor and Laurette Verbinski in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. His siblings are Janine, Claire, Diane and Steven. His father was of Polish descent and worked as a nuclear physicist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 1967 the Verbinski family moved to Southern California, where a young Gregor grew up in the town of La Jolla. Gregor was an active Boy Scout and surfed regularly. He went to Torrey Pines Elementary, Muirlands Junior High, and La Jolla High School before attending UCLA Film School. Verbinski graduated with his BFA in Film from UCLA in 1987. He is now the father of two boys, Anton and Ivan.
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AWFUL. Nonsensical, ridiculous plot, silly and over-the top action sequences, too much focus on an entertaining side character (I'm looking at you, Jack.) Radical character changes to suit.... I'm not sure what... It's like being unpleasantly jiggled around for an hour and a half and then deposited out of the theater with nothing to show for it (much like the theme park ride it's based off of.)
One of the more daring Hollywood films of the 2000s. It has a fitful and energetic sense of cinematic invention that can, in spirit, be compared to Hong Kong. Verbinski has a definitive surrealistic sense of humor and sequence construction that lends to the overall sense of relentless movement and shifting surfaces that make the film exceptional. one of the most wildly textured films of the aughts.