Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales(1)
The Pirates of the Caribbean movies have sailed off course in recent years, but the latest entry, Dead Men Tell No Tales, puts the wayward series back on track with a rollicking, action-packed adventure that features terrorizing ghost sharks, undead pirates, thrilling sea battles, and a hilarious rescue during a dual execution that’s one of the funniest movie scenes you’ll see this year. All in all, Dead Men Tell No Tales is easily the best Pirates yarn since the original Curse of the Black Pearl.
Johnny Depp returns as the nearly always inebriated Captain Jack Sparrow, whose misfit crew abandon him after a failed—but highly amusing—bank robbery in which a huge bank building is pulled through the streets of St. Martin. Soon after, Sparrow unwittingly unleashes Salazar (Javier Bardem), the Butcher of the Sea, and his band of ghost pirates from the Devil’s Triangle when he trades his magic compass for booze. Salazar wants Sparrow dead, because when Jack was a fresh-faced bucca