Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Fourth instalment in Disney Pirate films

THE SETUP: Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back, minus Orland Bloom and Kiera Knightley, to find the Fountain of Youth. And it’s a pretty easy journey except for uneasy alliance with Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), vicious mermaids, a former flame (Penelope Cruz) with her own agenda and the supernatural Blackbeard (Ian McShane) who just doesn’t like […]

Review: The King’s Speech

British King Learns to speak

The King’s Speech is a well-written, heartfelt and down to Earth drama about the Royal family…extra stress on the word “family.” [youtube]-aS4hoOSlzo[/youtube] Tom Hooper, who hasn’t really done any directing of note before this, steps up his game to deliver an engaging snapshot of royal life and the human personalities behind it. This movie should […]