While the plot is pretty much straightforward, it is riddled with holes and shameless screenwriting shortcuts. And like its immediate predecessors, it still has too many subplots. The Spanish serve little purpose in the film, and an aimless romance between a missionary and a mermaid even less so. But at least this film’s unnecessary distractions are connected to the main thread of the plot, unlike the last two films, which weren’t exactly sure what their plots were.Click here to read my full review.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
On "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
From The Dispatch:
posted at 7:06 PM