Universal to Reboot The Mummy with Darker Tone

The Mummy reboot

I’m a huge fan of the first two Mummy movies. Continue reading “Universal to Reboot The Mummy with Darker Tone”

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Inkheart review – Region 2 DVD

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Inkheart is a childrens book to film conversion telling the story of a man who can make objects and characters real by reading aloud. Continue reading “Inkheart review – Region 2 DVD”

“The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior” a Decent Journey

The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior
Universal Pictures
Starring Randy Couture, Michael Copon, Karen David, and Simon Quarterman
Rated PG-13 for violence and sexual content including references
109 minutes

In the grand tradition of the WWE delivering acting talents like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena, Kane, and Chyna, The Scorpion King 2 brings us the acting debut of the UFC’s Randy Couture. Okay, okay. So Couture isn’t the greatest actor on the planet, but since we are talking about a movie that is the prequel to The Scorpion King that starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, it works out quite well. And, I don’t normally say this, Continue reading ““The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior” a Decent Journey”

The Scorpion King: A Solid B-Movie

The Scorpion King (2002)
Universal Pictures
Starring: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kelly Hu, and Michael Clarke Duncan
Rated PG-13 for action, sensuality, and peril (why not, it’s as ridiculous as rating something based on smoking)
92 minutes

You’ve got to hand it to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, he’s had a pretty successful film career that has been compared to that of Sylvester Stallone’s and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s. The former WWE star, turned actor made his first film appearance as the Scorpion King in The Mummy Returns in 2001. Unfortunately, Continue reading “The Scorpion King: A Solid B-Movie”

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Misses the Mark

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Universal Pictures
Starring Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello
Rated PG-13 for language and action
112 minutes

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I really liked the first two Mummy movies, and still do to this day. So I went into The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor with high hopes. I’m sorry to say I was quite Continue reading “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Misses the Mark”