In minute 27 of The Curse of the Black Pearl, Will Turner calls Jack Sparrow a cheater (how dare he), Jack fights dirty with chocolate powder, and the sword fight comes to an abrupt end thanks to John Brown emptying a bottle of rum, waking up, and knocking Jack unconscious. Join us for this episode […]

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Join us for minute 26 of The Curse of the Black Pearl as we discover that what we thought was just a cute, innocent nickname takes an incredible turn for the worse. We announce that Scott will be a guest on the Goonies Minute podcast, find additional evidence that Will Turner is indeed Legolas from […]

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It’s all about the sword fighting in this episode of The Curse of the Black Pearl. We talk sword master Bob Anderson, the interplay between Will Turner and Jack Sparrow, the trick to screenwriting a swordfight, and the use of lighting in the blacksmith workshop. Plus, we make a connection between Star Wars, the dark […]

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Minute 24 of The Curse of the Black Pearl takes another famous gratuitous turn as things get a little frisky when discussing weapons and 18th century torture devices – how appropriate for Valentine’s Day. That’s right, our own Will Turner apparently builds executioner axes and iron masks, a departure from his morally good character. Join […]

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It’s minute 23 of The Curse of the Black Pearl and it’s time for a frank discussion on Jack’s unnatural relationship with his tricorn, leather hat. We also explore the dichotomy between Will Turner and Jack Sparrow, an Easter egg that leads to nowhere, and how Will heard that the Norrington was looking for a […]

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The pirate of love, Elizabeth Swann engages in a battle of hearts and desires with the off-limits workingman Will Turner. In minute 9 of the Pirates of the Caribbean Minute we are introduced to our first real pirate; the pirate we all wanted to see. Meanwhile Scott may or may not call Elizabeth a dog […]

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Join us for minute 8 as we watch Will Turner seemingly nail and display his sword flipping skills while Governor Swann flinches and Elizabeth makes her grand Scarlett O’Hara stairway entrance. Scott and Heather also pretend to be sword experts and discuss how nice it is to have their own 18th century butler.

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The merchant ship continues to burn and Gibbs chimes in with what everyone is thinking – Pirates! In addition to learning the rescued boy is Will Turner in minute 4, the Pirates of the Caribbean Minute hosts remember classic movies like Goonies and Jurassic Park and things take a gratuitous turn with true accounts of […]

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A rogue parasol spins across the water, an unconscious boy floating on shipwreck, and an otherwise serene setting quickly becomes a barrage of flames as a ship appears to be torn in half and on fire. What happened here? Join us for minute 3 as we tackle the payoff from a buildup of eerie tension […]

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