Raiders of the Lost Ark doesn't avoid its simple but rousing fantasy storytelling while keeping a focus on characters.
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Temple of Doom gets lucky in being confined between two genuine classics, offsetting its pitifully uneven story.
The Last Crusade is the best of the Indiana Jones series thanks to its entertaining humanization of Indy himself and Sean Connery's hilarious calm.
Paramount titles the set “The Complete Adventures,” and in reference to the movies, that's true. In terms of extras, not so much.
With time distance between its original release, there's the ability to step back and reevaluate Crystal Skull and its mixture.
The wonder pouring from Raiders' facade is no less dim, but in the lens of perspective, Crusade does it better because of Sean Connery and Harrison Ford.
Temple is saved by a rousing third act that is as good as any, including a hodgepodge of fight scenes leading into a mine cart chase that is tremendously …
Raiders is a B-level story. That's just the way it is, but more importantly, that's how it should be.
No one can say that the Indiana Jones franchise has dealt with anything other than the fantastic. From flesh melting souls to thousand year old knights, the series staple …