The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Dan Movie Reviews

1999’s The Mummy revitalized an old Universal franchise, and brought us the swashbuckling adventures of Rick O’Connell (Brendan Fraser) and the bookish Evie Carnahan (Rachel Weisz) as they battle the resurrected corpse of cursed Egyptian priest Imhotep (Arnold Vosloo). They did it twice – the second time in 2001’s The Mummy Returns, this time taking place twelve years later (1933), with their son Alex (Freddie Boath) joining in the adventure. Now the O’Connells return yet again in The Mummy: Tomb …

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Dan Movie Reviews

Today I went to go see xXx with Messrob. What an incredibly silly film. It constantly approaches the line of “absurdity”, and crosses it. I had a blast, certainly, but it wasn’t as good as The Fast and the Furious. I also felt, at times, like this was one of the best James Bond satires since Austin Powers. Still, the stunts were cool to watch, even if they were loosely tied together with a rudimentary Bond-esque plot. Musically, Randy Edelman …