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Review of “The Mummy” (2017)

* * * B Having just seen the much maligned 2017 reboot of The Mummy, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised, perhaps because my expectations were low. This mummy film has a number of elements not present in … Continue reading

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Are Franchises the Problem with Hollywood?

The Independent’s article Hollywood’s obsession with franchises is costing studios millions argues against its own premise in places. I’m going to quote and comment. As anyone who has been to the cinema recently will tell you, Hollywood are currently pumping … Continue reading

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Why Did the Mummy Fail?

I just watched Georg Rockall-Schmidt‘s excellent video on the Mummy (2017). Georg is a commentator on film, rather than a critic. I think he gets the reasons for the Mummy’s lack of success largely right. I will add a few … Continue reading

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