Indiana Jones Disappointment

May 26th, 2008

I was more than excited to see the latest Indiana Jones movie, but sadly the film just did not live up to the high bar set by the original trilogy. I think George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have just really lost their “touch” for film? The original trilogies of Star Wars and Indiana Jones were just top notch and classic, the pinnacle of adventure in film. So what made this film so tragic? I share some of the opinions of these savage reviews (except I feel “Last Crusade” was the BEST!)… the few things that stood out for me were: they went Overboard on the CG, turned action heroes into Fantasy Figures, had poor character development and some Weak Characters, had a Spoon-fed Plot line, tailored it to a Child Audience, and went for Sci-Fi instead of historical context. Warning: Possible plot-spoilers below.
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