Greatest. Sequel. Ever? Uh, no. Best Indy flick? No. Best action/adventure movie in recent memory? Still no. Best Harrison Ford movie since Air Force One? Okay, I'll give you that one.
Unfortunately, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull didn't live up to any expectations I had going into Sunday's media screenings (save that one about it being the best Ford movie since Air Force One, though that line-up includes duds like Firewall and Hollywood Homicide, so ...).
Admission: I didn't grow up loving the Indy flicks, but I was excited to see the new movie, based on the cast, Steven Spielberg directing and the assumption that the Ford/Spielberg/producer George Lucas trio wouldn't keep fans waiting nearly 20 years for another Indy adventure and then deliver, well, this.
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