legend says that a crystal skull was stolen from a mythical lost city in the amazon, supposedly built out of solid gold, guarded by the living dead. whoever returns the skull to the city temple will be given control over its power.

this is going to be a very short review.
for the first time in years that i could finish a bucket of popcorn in theatre.
the magic of treasure hunting has returned once again.
how can anyone resist this song, i wonder.
i’m still humming as i write this entry.

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thank you steven spielberg, george lucas, and john williams
for creating such an electrifying joyride.
last but not least, cate blanchett rocks!

★★★★★ acting
★★★★★ actors/casting
★★★★★ story
★★★★★ music/sound effect
★★★★★ direction/composition
★★★★★ overall

movie: indiana jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull | director: steven spielberg | release: 2008

p.s. this is personal preference, you may call it bias…
and i proudly admit that.

2008.05.22