Shit Derailment

Buena Vista's president of distribution Chuck Viane reported the top three [North American theatres for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End on opening day]: the Salt Lake City area's Megaplex 17 at Jordan Commons with $120,696 and Megaplex 20 at the District with $120,073, followed by Hollywood's El Capitan with $118,009. [source]

Two theatres in Utah in the same city and one theatre owned by Disney.

Imagine if Disney made a movie about Mormons. Pioneers of the Salt Lake Valley: Deseret Man's Chest.


A group of teenagers arrived in a Hummer limousine. For Pirates of the Caribbean.

A group of young men arrived in elaborate pirate costumes with full pirate make-up. To see a movie.

Yes, At World's End drags, but the destruction in the third hour is absolutely beautiful, particularly Lord Beckett's slow motion denouement.

The Cinemark cat reminds me of Bubsy.


20th Century Fox and the Franklin Mint have created a Silver Surfer U.S. quarter that has been put into limited circulation in advance of the release of "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer." [source]

We are very, very protective of the currency of this country. Our goal was to enhance the coin," Franklin Chairman Moshe Malamud said. [source]

Give Fox points for creativity, but WTF4! This is actual currency!

The tails side looks like something you'd see on a beverage cup at Burger King.


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