Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (***1/2), but the movies never stop

There will be no preaching about this film one way or the other. I can tell you that as the series goes, this is one of the better efforts, if for no other reason the youngsters are different than in films 2 and 3. Why that matters is of personal taste. I just liked seeing the wheel turn to a new generation there as we view the constants of Sparrow and Barbosa in the center. 

Tower Heist is Eddie Murphy closer his best days, but not much else

Tower Heist - 2011 Directed by Brett Ratner Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Téa Leoni, Casey Affleck, Judd Hirsch, Matthew Broderick,  Michael Peña, Gabourey Sidibe Screenplay by Ted Griffin, Jeff Nathanson There is something sharp and very clean about a Brett Ratner film.  There never seems to be any sort of litter, refuse or debris anywhere on the … Continue reading Tower Heist is Eddie Murphy closer his best days, but not much else