Not that long ago, in a galaxy... well, it was in this galaxy, but it was a while ago now, fourteen-year-old me received a really awesome present: the Star Wars Trilogy Original Soundtrack Anthology, a four-CD box set that came with a booklet in which each track was described in terms of instrumentation, themes, what was going on in the movies during that track, and the composer's intentions for each track.Read More
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Has a Plot Now, if That’s Something That Interests You
And a Javier Bardem!
Orlando Bloom In Talks For The 5th Pirates of the Caribbean Movie, Which Is Actually Happening I Guess
As long as Hans Zimmer is back to score it, we're good.
Speaking at Oz Comic-Con in Brisbane last weekend, Orlando Bloom told a crown of adoring Aussie fans that he would be open to the idea of returning to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise for the fifth film. Which is totally a thing. In case you had forgotten.Read More
Zoe Saldana Proves Once Again Just How Awesome She Is, Tells Us More About Gamora and Race in Hollywood
"My balls are pretty big."
Zoe Saldana does an interview with The Hollywood Reporter and reveals just how much of a badass she really is...and is still asked to prove her "geek cred."Read More
Muster the Rohirrim!
Silverglass19 (aka Liz) on Deviantart is really, really good at drawing ponies. I'm not talking MLP style, either, though those also take a lot of skill most of us don't have -- I mean anatomically correct horses you feel like you could totally ride. Not that the heir to Isildur would let you just jump on his back all willy nilly, though. He would totally show you the meaning of "hell no" if you tried to pull that stunt.Read More
Imagine Captain Jack Sparrow as a Khajiit?
As a huge fan of both Johnny Depp and murdering digital chickens with a solid FUS RO DAH, I've found myself occasionally noticing the similarities between Klaus Badelt's score for Pirates of the Caribbean and Jeremy Soule's Skyrim theme. Flipboitamidles mashed up "He's a Pirate" and "Dragonborn," and there's never been anything more epically epic.Read More
Things We Saw TodayIt took Lara Clarke of Tasty Cakes 90 hours to make this 5’5”-tall Captain Jack Sparrow cake. Worth every second, I say. (That’s Nerdalicious) Read More
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day. Here’s Jack Sparrow. On a Unicycle. Playing the POTC Theme. With Bagpipes. That Are On Fire. [VIDEO]
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Oh, Unipiper. I love you so. Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day, mateys. Yarrrrrgh. (via: Laughing Squid)
- Dragon, Playing the Game of Thrones Theme
- Darth Vader
AwwwwwwRhett Hildebrandt used these graphics of sci-fi/fantasy OTPs (that's One True Pairing, y'all) to propose to his fiancée through social media (I'll let When Geeks Wed explain how). She said yes, but the drawings are still up on the internet for the rest of us to enjoy. Read More
Disney Hires Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Writer For Pirates of the Caribbean 5
Buckle Buckle Swash SwashI'm one of those people who thinks the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise should have ended a while ago but seeing as how they are cash cows at the international box office, they're still being churned out. The most recent news on that front is a writer has been chosen for Pirates 5. His credits include Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull and Speed 2: Cruise Control. Read More