So my wife and I enjoy Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl quite a bit. It is one of our Summer Movies. I capitalize those words because we have a group of Summer Movies in our collection. These are films that are fun, no brain entertainment that are perfect for lazy Sunday viewing when the weather gets warmer. Flicks like Pacific Rim, Jurassic Park, Transformers and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad all fall into that group.
Thing is as frequently as we'd watched the first Pirates film, we hadn't watched the two follow up pirates films of that trilogy since they were released on DVD (nearly ten years ago for Dead Man's Chest). We decided to give them a revisit and I've got a whole blog about that experience coming up. But I did want to post this little moment because it made me chuckle.
I mean this was done as an homage, right? They knew they were borrowing from one of the greats, right? This isn't another case of Independence Day ripping something off and trying to pass it off as its own, right? Lets give them the benefit of the doubt.
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