Pirates raid the Box Office

If you hadn’t already noticed Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Man’s Chest has stormed the US box office and is doing similar business abroad. The question on any sane person lips has to be: “WHY…?!?!”

> Brandon Gray at Box Office Mojo weighs in with all the stats
> Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood Daily writes an interesting piece on why the huge box office treasure trove has not exactly impressed Wall Street
> The Guardian chimes in with the UK angle