YARRR. Ahoy land lovers. This week PIRATES! And some movies with “The” in the title come home to DVD.
These are the movies that were released on Friday, May 20th, 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – Rated PG-13
Captain Jack Sparrow is back and searching for the Fountain of Youth. I had major reservations about the 4th Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Luckily Jeffrey Rush is back as Captain Hector Barbossa, so we have the two Captains back. I think this will be highly entertaining but will it live up to its predecessors?
Verdict – Whatever I say will not sway you. You are either looking forward to another adventure with Captain Jack or you’re not. I am.
These movies see a Lansing area release on May 20th, 2011
The Beaver – Rated PG-13
Mel Gibson is back as a depressed CEO who uses a beaver hand puppet to communicate with his wife (Jodi Foster) and his kids. Yeah that will work. Usually I would say that Mel Gibson and Jodi Foster could make anything watchable. And then I remember it’s not 1995. This is not getting a normal wide release for a reason.
Verdict – The only reason you don’t show a Mel Gibson movie everywhere is because its bad. But what a glorious train wreck this will be.
POM Wonderful presents; The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Rated PG-13
Morgan Spurlock‘s (The guy who made Super Size Me) new movie is about product placement in films. I think he is taking the “Its Bad” View. While I did not agree with a lot of what Spurlock says in Super Size Me, He is a very talented documentary filmmaker.
Verdict – Another movie documentary. I think this will be a fun enjoyable look at the business of movies.
Box Office Top 5 Movies In The Country
1. Thor – Rated PG-13
2. Bridesmaids – Rated R
3. Fast Five – Rated PG-13
4. Priest – Rated PG-13
5. Rio – Rated G
Thor still dominates. Bridesmaids did better than I thought. The real surprise this week is Priest who I thought would bomb. Making 2/3’s of your budget back in one week should be considered a win.
Still In Theatres
The Conspirator – Rated PG-13, Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs Evil – Rated PG, Hop – Rated PG, Jumping The Broom – Rated PG-13, Madea’s Big Happy Family – Rated PG-13, Prom – Rated PG, Something Borrowed – Rated PG-13, Soul Surfer - Rated PG, Source Code – Rated PG-13,Water For Elephants – Rated PG-13
These are the movies released on DVD the week of May 17th, 2010
The Mechanic –Rated R
Jason Statham is back for another action movie that is trying to be The Transporter.
The Rite – Rated PG-13
Anthony Hopkins gets possessed by a demon. I am sold right there regardless of what the critics say.
The Roommate – Rated PG-13
Wacky college adventures galore as two girls share a room. Wacky college adventures include stabbing don’t they? This horror film looks dumb and very fun.
Next week the one man wolf pack is back. Better start getting some Hangover cures around. See you next week.
Credit – IMDB.com