Is 'Pirates' The New 'Star Wars'?

As George Lucas' magnum opus blows out thirty candles this month, the comparisons to modern epics are inevitable. MTV's Larry Carroll turns sage and argues that the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy is the perfect equivalent to Star Wars, offering up an assortment of characters, plotlines and overall ambiance that take the mantle from the most popular Hollywood franchise of all time. Is he right? Is he crazy? Read his case at "'Star Wars: At World's End'?" and then return back here to pitch in your own thoughts.