Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Below expectations - Liam K

5 Points

Viewer Rating:Liam K has rated Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull rating: 2 Star

I was not really looking forward to this given how could an action movie be any good with the lead guy the wrong side of 50. I've seen enough of Steven Seagal's later movies to be concerned. And I was on the button. There were no slow motion sequences as per. Mr Segal but these were replaced by a whole lot of Computer Graphics. All very well done but balancing on two jeeps going through a jungle at over 60mph is beyond what I want to see outside Tom & Jerry. That would actually have been OK if the plot had been accectable. The first 15 minutes bore no relationship to the rest of the movie as far as I coluod understand. I've not read anything on the movie so maybe I'm dim witted but hey.....I missed it anyway. When part 2 of the movie started the plot was no different. It seemed to be put together by someone in the back room with Steven Spielberg focusing on the action sequences. Nothing wrong with the priority but a level of plot would be good. A final comment where the bad girl ( name unknown / forgotten ) found her way to the cave at the end. How did she get there given the good guys had to scamper down disappearing steps. Just a minor issue ( and I generally dislike tis type of exercise ) but it was a microcosm of the movie as a whole. The more I think of the movioe it was actually awful. I've given it a 2 but it was very much bordering a 1.

Review published on the 18 November 2008 12:42

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