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Movie review: When the Korean version of “Pirates of the Caribbean” makes us laugh like  “Running Man”

The review is written by a Korean blogger.

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure” is considered the sequel to the 2014 movie “The Pirates.” Unfortunately, Son Ye-jin and Kim Nam-gil of the previous movie dropped out and “The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure” has all the cast members changed to create a new story.

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Overall, the flow, process, and editing of the story are not smooth, which seems to have occurred because it was originally planned as a sequel movie of “The Pirates,” but changed to a completely new story direction. The description of the characters’ past or relationship is somewhat insufficient.

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If the main characters of the previous film had appeared in this movie, there would not have been such a problem. There are also quite a few characters, which are somewhat distracting. Unlike the previous film, which properly distributed the screen time by utilizing each character’s individuality, the gap between the characters of “The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure” is wide, and the distinction between the main character and the supporting role is somewhat ambiguous.

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After all, the movie’s main attractions are the cast’s acting skills. Fortunately, all the cast members were talented in acting, so ““The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure” could be a movie worth watching to some extent. Han Hyo-joo succeeded in transforming her image into a charismatic action actress, and Kang Ha-neul and Lee Kwang-soo‘s humorous acting also drew laughter throughout the movie. Kwon Sang-woo‘s villain acting was not intense, but acceptable.

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It is regrettable that the movie’s somewhat exaggerated setting and the testimony of props such as weapons, costumes, and ships are messed up, but “The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure” can be a movie where you can laugh and enjoy with some popcorn to some extent. Rather than the storyline, the cast’s gag and acting skills are very enjoyable.

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Daum
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