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Marie Claire Magazine Film Review for Pirates of the Caribbean Release Date: July 9th 2003 Director: Gore Verbinski (The Ring) Casting Couch: Orlando Bloom, Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush Screenplay: Ted Elliot and Terry Rossio (Aladdin, The Mask of Zorro, Small Soldiers) Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures Production Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer (Pearl Harbour) Certificate: PG 13 Rating Forget swishy, elegant skirts, this summer's hottest must-see film involves manly sword fights, skeletons, unattached eyeballs and a full crew of bulky, muscular pirates. Directed by Gore Verbinski (The Time Machine), the multi billion dollar Walt Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl stars the mouth watering Johnny Depp (Sleepy Hollow), Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings) and the exquisite Keira Knightley (Bend it Like Beckem), creating the absolute perfect trio for a fun, feisty adventure film suitable for you and the whole family. ...read more.


her capture, he becomes so anxious about her that agrees to set sail with the comical character Captain Jack Sparrow to rescue her, and here, the quest begins. From breathtaking scenery to creepy walking skeletons, kids will be absolutely spellbound by the amazing CGI and special effects this film offers, whereas you will be swept away by the gorgeous costumes and thrilling music. Marie Claire's team was especially impressed by the amazingly convincing British accent Johnny Depp put on, and when we interviewed him on the set, he said with that charming smile of his, "Ah, yes, Keira's been giving me lessons." As for the remarkable key make up artist Ken Diaz, he kindly gave Marie Claire some tips on how to achieve the gorgeous Elizabeth Swann look. "You didn't need to put on too much make up on Keira: she was already quite pretty. ...read more.


However, we noticed that many were shooting without having to reload. Or, when Elizabeth Swann's maid fills a bed warmer with red-hot coals and then places the warmer at the feet of Elizabeth, who is lying in bed. That's not the way bed warmers were used. They held warm, not red-hot, coals, and were placed in bed before one turned in and removed before the sleeper lay down. If used as shown in the movie, they would have barbecued one's feet. Another unexpected thing about this hugely successful film, was that it was never expected to be this successful. "A pirate film hasn't worked well since, well, I don't know, Peter Pan. But when I saw the cast and after only the first read I knew something good was about to be born." Director Gore Verbinski said, and he was absolutely right. So when your kids have just about had enough summer, take them to crash the cinemas and let them have the time of their lives! ...read more.

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