De populairste filmreeksen in Nederland

2015 sluit af met Star Wars: The Force Awakens, die wereldwijd zo veel records breekt dat het Avatar waarschijnlijk zal overnemen als de best bezochte film allertijden. Het is een toepasselijke einde van een generatie waarin de filmindustrie originele films afzweert en succesvol inzet op filmreeksen. Best logisch om te denken dat ook Nederland compleet in de ban is van laserzwaarden. Alleen heeft deel zeven in … Lees verder De populairste filmreeksen in Nederland

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)Filmmakers generally make films for the sake of art. Sure, there’s the whole putting bread on the table part, but most of the people on the floor working on a movie put their heart and soul into it. For a considerable part of the audiences, films are art too. There’s something quite unique about pictures capturing an essence unattainable through other platforms. But for the most part, people go to the movies to be entertained. There’s not always a need for relevant social criticism or revealing subjects. One does not exclude the other, art and entertainment can perfectly blend together. Unfortunately, not too often are movies that solely aim for entertainment considered to be ‘great films’ or even ‘good’ for that matter. There’s a taboo on praising purely entertaining films for their value. Somehow blockbusters that aim for the masses simply by focusing on spectacle or comedy, are easily taken for granted. Which is ridiculous, especially when it comes to one of the smartest, fast-paced and deviously entertaining films of the all time: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl’.

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