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Jason Wallis ‘Pirates 4’ indistinguishable from other three

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Jason Wallis

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2011 8:05 am | Updated: 8:44 am, Sat May 28, 2011.

As I sit here on vacation at Disneyland, having just seen the latest entry in the studio’s flagship franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean,” I must admit to a certain degree of writer’s block.

I was all prepped to write a scathing critique of the film, considering the atrocious reviews it has been receiving in the critical community and the equally horrid word-of-mouth it’s been getting from the general public. And I find it very easy to review films that are either great or terrible, because they ignite a passion within me — for better or worse. So this was to be an easy task, with me chilling in a hotel room, wearing an eye patch and a silly pirate hat, drinking Captain Morgan from the bottle whilst I type away madly about how the sheer badness of the fourth “Pirates” movie has driven me to alcoholism.

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