My Thoughts on Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales

SPOILER FREE REVIEW of Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) TO FOLLOW:    I would like to begin by explaining what Pirates of the Caribbean means to me, as it is integral to the remainder of this review: I saw the first film, The Curse of the Black Pearl for the first time in theaters when I was eight … More My Thoughts on Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales

I Wrote a Piece of Fan Fiction for 10 Years and Here’s What Happened…

Fan fiction gets a bad rap, and that’s mostly because of some of the more…strange products that end up on the internet. While we often see cringeworthy, oftentimes hilarious outcomes that freak out celebrities like James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, or even have entire Twitter accounts devoted to some of the more outlandish musings (and let’s not forget “My Immortal”), … More I Wrote a Piece of Fan Fiction for 10 Years and Here’s What Happened…

I Might Have a Theory About Who Carina Smyth Is…

Yes, it’s another Pirates post. Yes, I’m sorry, but only somewhat. Please bear with me for another month, then I SWEAR I’ll shut up. We’re a little over a month out from the movie I have been waiting four years for; the fifth (and with any luck, final) Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Men Tell No … More I Might Have a Theory About Who Carina Smyth Is…

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

Post-Pirates Teaser Drop: A Fan Freaks Out Part 2

It happened. Less than 10 minutes into Fear the Walking Dead‘s Season 2 finale, AMC made a surprising move and gave us the Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales teaser right away (which might prove pretty ineffective to their ratings, seeing as the teaser immediately went viral once it dropped). So there it is! The … More Post-Pirates Teaser Drop: A Fan Freaks Out Part 2

Pre-Pirates Teaser Drop: A Fan Freaks Out Part 1

I had a very clear idea of what my Sunday was going to be like upon awakening. Little did I know that it would soon become solely about fangirling over what else, Pirates of the Caribbean.  The original plan was to finish watching the 1960 version of The Magnificent Seven, go shopping, do some busy work, then head … More Pre-Pirates Teaser Drop: A Fan Freaks Out Part 1