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  • I think Depp captures the personality and era of those pirates of the Golden Age clearly

    • by dennismoore2

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      Who could remember what life was like before Captain Jack Sparrow? It seems to me he’s always been around. And I’m grateful to Johnny Depp for bucking the authority at Disney and creating the lead character in this movie his way. I think Depp captures the personality and era of those pirates of the Golden Age clearly.

      Sure there was Douglas

      Fairbanks, Errol Flynn - even Robert Newton, all of whom played pirates as dashing swashbucklers and colorful characters. But Johnny Depp stepped out of the stereotypical clich of the pirate and made this character his own.

      I thought, too, that the craftsmen behind the scenes did a fantastic job with the settings, the ships, the costumes - everything needed to bring ...

      • the Golden Age of Pirates to life. The supporting cast filled their roles expertly, most notably Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbossa. Such a fine actor. Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, I felt, played their parts very well, giving Depp enough to work with and around. The cursed pirates were a delight to watch pillaging and plundering their way through the

        The biggest delight to me, growing up literally fifteen minutes away from Disneyland, was seeing the little bits popping up throughout the film and tying it into the popular attraction. The three jailed souls trying to get the keys from the dog using a bone. The man in the barrel. These scenes hit home and helped make this a wonderful movie for me.

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