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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Movie Review

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , on July 31, 2008 by funofmovie
Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Also Known As:
The Curse of the Dragon
The Mummy 3
The Mummy III
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Production Status:     In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres:     Action/Adventure and Sequel
Release Date:     August 1st, 2008 (wide)
MPAA Rating:     PG-13 for adventure action and violence.
Distributors:     Universal Pictures Distribution
Production Co.:     The Sean Daniel Company, Sommers Company
Studios: Universal Pictures,

Filming Locations:  China, Montreal, Quebec Canada
Produced in:     United States

Actors  Brendan Fraser Rick O’Connell
Jet Li Emperor Han
Maria Bello Evelyn Carnahan O’Connell
Michelle Yeoh Zijuan
John Hannah Jonathan Carnahan
Luke Ford Alex O’Connell
Liam Cunningham Mad Dog Maguire
Isabella Leong Lin

Rick O’Connell was essentially a bland version of Indiana Jones for the turn of the millennium. Back then, the lack of a Spielberg/Lucas movie for ten years and big-budget CGI were its main attractions – it was easy to sell a popular imitation when the real thing was not forthcoming. This year we are being treated to both, and the third helping of The Mummy franchise looks to be lacking the careful consideration of Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’s lengthy pre-production schedule, probably in the hope it can piggyback off its more illustrious predecessor on the way to box office glory late in the summer. Should we retain some of our appetite for adventuring tomb raiders for August? It’s quite hard to tell…

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