Spoiling the Pirates

What’s with that shameless ending?

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In this week’s “Spoiler Special,” Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss what’s so irksome about the twist ending of the new Pirates of the Caribbeanmovie.

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