Also known as Indiana Jones Vs. The Martians. The fourth movie in the series picks up almost two decades later, and Russians are after something mysterious that they need Indiana Jones’ (Harrison Ford) help to get. It turns out that these Russians, led by Irina Spalko (Cate Blanchett), are after a crystal skull that was found again by Professor Oxley (John Hurt), which will give the person who returns it to its rightful home some kind of ultimate power. Also along for the ride is old flame Marion (Karen Allen) and her son, Mutt (Shia LaBeouf).

This movie had good points and bad points. Overall, it was really cool. One of the best in the series, I’d say. The acting was done really well from all parties, including Harrison Ford, who didn’t come off as too old for that part at all.

The visuals were nice, as well. The cinematography was excellent, and the special effects were pretty good, too. The play with light and shadows was done pretty well. The action sequences were well choreographed, especially the jungle car chase sequence (including Pirates-esque sword fight), which was awesome. I’d have to say that was probably my favorite scene in the movie.

The bad stuff wasn’t incredibly huge, though. Cate Blanchett’s accent slipped once or twice toward the beginning. And there were a few scenes that were incredibly unbelievable (and I mean this in the bad way). There seriously was some stuff I just couldn’t suspend my disbelief for, because it was so out-there… from the atomic bomb surviving to the cliff-into-water jump after the jungle chase to the whole triple waterfall sequence. I mean, I can buy the aliens, but that stuff was just silly.

But overall, it was a really good movie. It was fun, funny, and action-packed. There really isn’t a whole lot to say about the movie in general. It was fun, although highly predictable, and I would see it again.

A Keanu 'Whoa'

(P.S. Neil Flynn's (The Janitor from Scrubs) cameo is great... but I so couldn't take him seriously).

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