I Found the Original Pirates 5 Script and…Wow.

Well, no surprise here, but I am back on the same Pirates of the Caribbean research excavation that I just can't seem to quit. --sue me, I'm a nerd. It's been over a year since Dead Men Tell No Tales was released, but recently, pirate lore and historical details have proven a necessary re-entry into my life because of … Continue reading I Found the Original Pirates 5 Script and…Wow.

The Inevitable Jack Davenport Appreciation Post

Well, this was bound to happen at some point. It may as well happen now. Whenever I am asked/freely spout to anyone who will humor me about my favorite actors, I begin by listing off the well-known stars: Hugh Jackman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Farrell, Chris Pratt... Always, the final name on the list is Jack … Continue reading The Inevitable Jack Davenport Appreciation Post

Reading Too Much Into Trailers #3: Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales

Post originally appeared on Chapman Club 55's Blog. Hello. My name is Jessica Johnson. And within maybe an hour, MAYBE an hour of meeting me, you'll always discover that I am a psychopath: my nerdom for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, franchise, even nautical history is...a lot. A lot to even handle, sometimes. It's a … Continue reading Reading Too Much Into Trailers #3: Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales

Appreciate This as Much as I Do #1: James Norrington

Allow me to take you back to the summer of 2006. Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Man's Chest, had just been released, opening to record breaking box office numbers for its time.  It was all anyone was talking about, especially where my family was concerned. We were all Disney fans, and there were three children in the … Continue reading Appreciate This as Much as I Do #1: James Norrington

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, Don’t Shatter All My Dreams!

UPDATE: September 8th, 2015: A little late I know, but some information in this post has since changed. I was fortunate enough to be amongst 8,000 Disney fans at the 2015 D23 Expo from August 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. I stayed up all night and waited in line in fervid anticipation for any POTC5 … Continue reading Yo Ho, Yo Ho, Don’t Shatter All My Dreams!

You’ll Never Believe What My Favorite Movie Is.

Come one, come all! I am about to defend a film that, universally, NOBODY likes! Not only do I like this film, but it is also coincidentally my favorite movie. Ever. Like, this is the feature that I would take with me on that desert island. Forever. And ever. So, without further ado: Pirates of … Continue reading You’ll Never Believe What My Favorite Movie Is.