Monday, May 26, 2008

Indiana Jones

I convinced my parents to go see "Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull" this weekend. It was good. About what I had expected.

It's funny to look back over the franchise though. The first installment, "...Raiders of the Lost Ark" was released six weeks before I was born. "...The Temple of Doom" was released in 1984 but I only watched it for the first time at Hemlock in 2007. (Mom didn't like the monkey brains part so we were never allowed to see it as kids). "...The Last Crusade" was released when I was eight and I can't count how many times I've seen this one. Probably more than any other movie except a handful of Disney ones and "The Sound of Music".

The Indy franchise is a good one and it was neat to see it continue.

Of course having the projector stop right at the most exciting part of the film kind of killed the momentum but at least we got free passes out of it!

4 comments:

Karin said...

Love these movies! So glad to hear the new one is good. DS is planning to see it with a couple of friends later in the week...wonder if he would mind if his sister and I tagged along...

Veronica said...

I love Indy - I haven't seen this latest one yet, but I plan to. I have enjoyed everyone of those movies. They replayed all of them recently on TV leading up to the release of the new movie.

Emmy said...

Hehehe the monkey brains part was my favorite part of that movie as a kid :)

Martha said...

I really wonder what rock I lived under when the franchise first started because I have no memories of seeing the movies in the theatre (and trust me, I'm old enough that I should have some memories). The Things are well versed in all things Indie and will go with their dad in a another week or so (the older one fidgets too much to go when the serious movie watchers are taking in a long awaited, much anticipated film).