Tag Archives: Adventure

Lara Croft Tomb Raider

BORN INTO WEALTH. GROOMED BY THE ELITE. TRAINED FOR COMBAT.  Adventurer Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) fights a secret society called the Illuminati that is trying to locate a talisman that gives its possessor the ability to control time. At least the game on which this movie is based is likely to engage its audience rather … Continue reading Lara Croft Tomb Raider

A Knight’s Tale

HE WILL ROCK YOU. Sometime in the 14th century, a squire (Heath Ledger) assumes a knight’s title and jousts his way into a girl’s heart while also challenging a competitor (Rufus Sewell). A movie with intentional anachronisms; apparently, people used to dance to Bowie’s “Golden Years” in the Middle Ages. That silliness works to some … Continue reading A Knight’s Tale

The Mummy Returns

ADVENTURE IS REBORN. Adventurer Rick O’Connell (Brendan Fraser), his wife Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) and their son run into the mummy again, but all of them must also do battle with the mighty Scorpion King. I dare the writer-director to explain the story of this movie. Well, there is none; the actors engage in pointless fights all … Continue reading The Mummy Returns