The next time you make a movie that’s supposed to be a lighthearted swashbuckling romp, you might want to think about including some swashbuckling in the first hour of the film. Or maybe some romping, perhaps. Endless plot maneuverings? Not so much.
Because if you’re going to be this cynical about squeezing some money out of a crappy sequel, at least do your audience the honor of actually entertaining us. It’s the least y’all could do.