Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
26 May 2017
Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Behind the Scene and other Major Plot Points
Reference to movie Donnie Brasco
The joke Jack Sparrow’s uncle tells Jack is the same joke Al Pacino told Johnny Depp during production of Donnie Brasco: “A skeleton walks into a bar, orders a mop and a beer… “
Casting of Javier Bardem
Christoph Waltz was originally cast in the role of Captain Brand, but dropped out due to other work commitments. Javier Bardem was then given the role, but the name was changed from Brand to Salazar to sound more Mediterranean to accompany Bardem’s Spanish descent
In an interview, Orlando Bloom said this movie will be a soft reboeot of the previous installments.
The movie franchise
The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is the nineth highest grossing franchise ever.
Salazar’s face was full makeup
..that took Javier 3 hours to put on but the hair was all CG, to achieve this effect Javier’s hair had to be pulled to the back and makeup artist added marking dots on his face and had to track the motion of his head in post production.
“All Pirates Must Die”
Part of the advertising campaign for the film is the tagline: “All Pirates Must Die”. This is a play on the line “all men must die” from Game of Thrones (2011), which is a phrase spoken by various religious and political groups in Essos, invoking the idea that no one is invincible, and we will all head to our graves one day.
The website for the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is DisneyPirates.com.
In the flashback scene,
we see Jack is on a ship called the Wicked Wench. This is actually the Black Pearl, it gets renamed when Davy Jones brings it back from the depths, after it’s set ablaze, in the book Pirates of the Caribbean The Price of Freedom, making the book Canon.
RT/Meta Critic Review
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is an adequate series sequel,