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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) poster

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Seeking ancient Egyptian treasure Chinese artifacts, archaeologists unleash a curse that threatens the world. Only this time it's about an ancient warlord's cursed terracotta army.

Decently follows in the footsteps of the previous two movies, though replacing Rachel Weisz with Maria Bello is a terrible distraction. Anyone who likes the other two movies ought to like this one reasonably well. I think this is worth watching once or twice, but certainly hasn't enough soul for collection like the first movie.

  • Properly titled The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • Some small scenes are spoken entirely in the Chinese language, probably Mandarin / Standard Chinese.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Sword of Destiny (2016) poster

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Something about a sword that's a greenish, and some people who fight and think fighting is cool because of honour and all that.

I also think there's a Princess Leia/Luke Skywalker thing happening, but I was too distracted by the terrible mixing of accents.

Like superhero movies, this genre has completely worn out its welcome. I'm no longer interested in the same old shit, and even the attempts at story telling have become bland to me. Its scenery and music have become samey and aren't going to make up for the lack of captivating characters and a solid story. Overused wire-jumps are not exciting. And stop with that screeching sound when swords are un/sheathed.

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