Spielberg and Crichton’s swashbuckler

Posted by · 12:43 pm · August 27th, 2009

I’ve been of the mind for quite some time now that a good (operative word) pirate film is way overdue.  The “Pirates of the Caribbean” films are fine and all, the first one especially.  Blending the mythos of a pirate story with that of, essentially, a ghost yarn was a brilliant way to make the […]

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8/27 Web Round-up

Posted by · 7:32 am · August 27th, 2009

• Steven Spielberg to take on Michael Crichton one more time with “Pirate Latitudes.” [USA Today] • Anne Thompson is on Toronto doc watch. [Thompson on Hollywood] • Mike Leigh starts in on his “Happy Go Lucky” follow-up. [The Hollywood Reporter]

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