Revisiting the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

With Disney’s recent announcement that the fifth Indiana Jones film is due out in July 2020, I decided I should revisit the last Indiana Jones film, 2008’s The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Crystal Skull has a reputation of being a bad film — an over-reliance on CGI effects, a nonsensical story, “nuking the fridge,”Continue reading “Revisiting the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”

Feelings on the Star Wars Trailer

A trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens dropped today: It’s nice. I smiled while watching it, and seeing Harrison Ford at the end certainly filled me with some excitement. Enough excitement to go see it? Perhaps not. Here’s the thing. The Star Wars series has always been something I’ve liked, but notContinue reading “Feelings on the Star Wars Trailer”

On The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

It’s hard to believe it’s been nineteen years since Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Nineteen! Years! I was a junior in high school. The summer hadn’t started yet. And opening weekend, I went to see it with my younger brother at the movie theater in Bridgeport, West Virginia. A few weeks later, with someContinue reading “On The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”