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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Discussion in 'Animation, Movies, TV' started by Jahona, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. flynnibus

    flynnibus Well-Known Member

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    Yeah which is why we need to rethink what the metrics of success are when looking at global takes.

    I would not be surprised if the accounting/reporting for global budgets is not quite aligned here either. Reported Budgets haven't moved much... yet global footprint is much much higher?? Does not compute.
     
  2. Animaniac93-98

    Animaniac93-98 Well-Known Member

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    Production budgets (what's reported) not moving much, wouldn't surprise me. It's marketing that has most likely increased in recent years.
     
  3. flynnibus

    flynnibus Well-Known Member

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    I know... but when talking costs.. they usually lump both together or guestimate the marketing. My point is people are comparing global grosses to a 250 number that probably isn't representative of their actual costs because of the changing global spending.
     
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  4. Captain Barbossa

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    Just an update if anyone is curious, we are over $600.5m.
     
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  5. Sonic Sunglasses

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    And I just bought tickets to see it again this Saturday. :D [​IMG]
     
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  6. Captain Barbossa

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    I hopefully will be seeing it a 4th time soon!!
     
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  7. sedati

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    Finally saw it and enjoyed it. Some issues that could be resolved in the next film if they keep doing flashbacks. It was great seeing most of the original secondary characters back for this one. Corinna was a great addition- and I'm thinking she has quite an inheritance coming her way, one she could use more for science and exploration than piracy. If you are a fan of the series as a whole, then I can't see you not enjoying this one. I'd put it in the middle ranking wise.
     
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  8. Captain Barbossa

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    Carina
     
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  9. Sonic Sunglasses

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    Yeah, the bit where Tia Dalma says, "Dat compass you barter from me, it cannot find dis?" rang in my ears when they decided to retcon the provenance of the compass. Jack having to barter the compass from her lets the imagination run in all manner of, well, interesting directions.

    As for the Revenge, that be a simple one to suss out. Only one man wanted the Pearl as much as Jack Sparrow. Barbossa had it easy on the Revenge. His men were tripping over the swag, and he needn't lift a finger to get any prey to heave to without a fight. That gets mighty boring. The Pearl meant just as much to Barbossa as it did Sparrow. It meant freedom, it meant power, and it meant working for the spoils you took. And it meant the possibility you might fail. The exhilaration of being alive, your will against that of another captain and his crew and the sea and winds, and fortune itself!

    Yeah. Give me the Pearl, a stalwart crew, and a fair wind any day. The Revenge made things too easy, says I.
     
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  10. Captain Barbossa

    Captain Barbossa Well-Known Member

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    I know that this is merchandise, but I'm so excited that I finally got the Minimates Jack and Barbossa!!

    P.S.
    Sorry about the picture quality.

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  11. SeanWM48

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    i too went nuts with merchandise. have you built the silent mary yet?
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Captain Barbossa

    Captain Barbossa Well-Known Member

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    No. Haven't got the Mary yet. Still don't even have the Pearl that Lego made. I'm going crazy over any merchandise that I can find. Can't wait for those diamond Jack and Barbossa action figures to come out. They are so realistic!!
     

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