8 Things People Say In Interviews That Usually Mean A Movie Will Suck

We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate… » 3/26/15 12:00pm Thursday 12:00pm

Ten Years Later, A Terrible Game Is Not So Terrible Anymore

In a rush to cash in on the popularity of the first Pirates of the Caribbean film, publishers Bethesda and developers Akella released in 2003 a very strange game. » 6/28/13 2:00am 6/28/13 2:00am

Disney Universe Talks and Walks Like the Most Adorable Damn Pirate…

The upcoming cooperative action game Disney Universe gives players the ability to "suit-up" as characters from their favorite Disney properties. What better day to introduce the Pirates of the Caribbean themed area than international it's-beginning-to-get-old day? » 9/19/11 12:40pm 9/19/11 12:40pm

This is Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow as a LEGO Pirate

Johnny Depp does a great job playing an off-kilter buccaneer in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, but can a pile of LEGO bricks—a pile of virtual ones, no less—nail the performance in a new video game? I checked the brand new LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean video game and, well, they nailed it. » 5/10/11 2:40pm 5/10/11 2:40pm

One Ethereal Thing To Get Right About Lego Pirates of the Caribbean

There is a quality that is hard to define but is essential for a great Lego game, John Smith told me yesterday. The man who helps make the many popular Lego video games was trying to articulate it for me. » 2/03/11 4:00pm 2/03/11 4:00pm

Captain Blood Preview: Errol Flynn He Ain’t — But He’ll Do

The popularity of pirates is waning as the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise gives way to Twilight and Harry Potter – but Captain Blood aims to cash in on the tail end of the pirate craze. » 6/29/09 9:40pm 6/29/09 9:40pm