"This may not ascend to the highs of Bohemian Rhapsody. It deserves to, though. We don't have a martyr here. We have a survivor who moved past the stage of needing love from those who'd never give it to him. What he finds is a way to be his own friend. From there, he woke up to the world and embraced it. As he let it embrace him."
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.