TITLE

"You Believe in Pirates, Of Course…": Disney's Commodification and "Closure" vs. Johnny Depp's Aesthetic Piracy of Pirates of the Caribbean

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, Anne
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Studies in Popular Culture;Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the "Pirates of the Caribbean," a movie that was made from a ride in a Disney theme park, and the role played by Johnny Depp to enliven the Disney product. It discusses Disney's method of commodification, which is characterized by its synergistic relish, and its effective capitalization of its narratives, sequels, and characters.
ACCESSION #
27449985

 

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