“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” picks-up where the second “Pirates” movie ended. They shot this film at the same time as “Dead Man’s Chest”, so all of the characters look the same.
“Pirates 3” begins with Jack Sparrow’s crew on a quest to rescue their captain from Davy Jones’ locker. Meantime, the other two main characters – Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann – are trying to save their fathers and maybe get together. Or maybe not.
The plot of “Pirates 3” is pretty confusing at times and the movie is nearly three hours long. Way too long. The best performances come from Johnny Depp, of course, Geoffrey Rusch as Captain Barbosa and the monkeys and talking parrot. The special effects, especially the battle scenes, are great. Best of the series.
“At World’s End” is rated PG-13 (not “ARRRRR” as you might expect). There’s a lot of shooting, stabbing and killing, but that’s what pirates do!
On The Official Kid Critic Report Card, “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” gets a B. It’s not as good as the first two, but it does wrap-up the trilogy in style.
Lights Camera Jackson (a.k.a. Jackson Murphy) began his career as a film critic/entertainment reporter in 2006 at the age of 7. Jackson has written nearly 1,000 reviews of new releases. All together he has seen more than 1,500 films. In 2010, Jackson became the youngest person to win a NY Emmy Award, for his on-air movie reviews on Time Warner TV station, Capital News 9.
LCJ appears every Friday morning on WGNA-FM . His movie reviews are also posted on his website, his YouTube channel and the popular website Cultjer.com. He is also a contributing writer for Jerry Beck’s AnimationScoop.com. Jackson hosts the weekly internet pop culture news show “LCJ LIVE” (every Sunday at Noon ET). And “The LCJ Q&A Podcast” features interviews with celebrities and filmmakers. Among those who have joined LCJ on the show are comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried, “Wallace & Gromit” creator Nick Park, Emmy-winning game show host Todd Newton and Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody.