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RECAP: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989): Steven Spielberg

Five years after the slight letdown of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Harrison Ford return to their franchise’s roots: Nazis, Christian artifacts, and lusting co-eds. We have ’em all.

The Nazis still haven’t started their war, but are only months out. Indy manages to travel to Berlin, and even meets Hitler, in case you didn’t believe he was running things.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: Indiana Jones teams up with his father to find the Holy Grail before the Nazis do.  Continue Reading

RECAP: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984): Steven Spielberg

Raiders of the Lost Ark, the first Indiana Jones movie, busted the block in one of the biggest hits of the 1980s. Of course there’d be a sequel. And of course there’d be more Nazis–oh. No Nazis? Indians, instead? Sure, I’ll watch that.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: After crashing in the Himalayas, Indiana Jones searches for a missing Shankara stone belonging to an Indian village, and uncovers a sinister priest enslaving children and removing hearts.  Continue Reading