X Atencio, Disney Animator and Co-Writer of the Pirates of the Caribbean Theme Music, Dies at 98

Xavier “X” Atencio had a remarkable career with the Walt Disney company, from his early days in the 1930s working on films like Pinocchio to his later days working on rides like Disneyland’s The Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean. But Atencio reached the end of the ride this weekend. He died on Sunday at the…

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Will Remind You Why You Love (and Hate) These Movies

Like the ocean it takes place on, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has had plenty of ups and downs. These metaphorical seas have been so rough, in fact, that some people don’t even remember there was a fourth film in 2011, On Stranger Tides, even though it grossed a billion dollars worldwide. I’m happy to say…

New Footage From Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Reveals the Return of Keira Knightley

For a long while, it was thought that Keira Knightley’s Elizabeth Swann would not be returning for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean sequel—despite the fact that Orlando Bloom is in the movie, as is her character’s son (played by Brenton Thwaites). But a new international trailer reveals she is definitely back.

Lego's New Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Can Open Itself Up Like a Skeleton's Ribcage

Pirates of the Caribbean 5's Super Bowl trailer gave us a look at an amazing ghost ship in the film, captained by Jack’s new rival, the undead Captain Salazar. Now, Lego has revealed it’s turning the Salazar’s ghost ship into a humongous new model—one that can open itself up just like the one in the movie, which is…