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My girl’s gonna be popular soon (well, maybe)

I wonder if this will have any impact on my sales.
Yes, I’m as mercenary-minded as they come, but really, bear witrh me.
Here are the trailers for the forthcoming reboot of the Mummy franchise.

Now, to be completely honest, my interest in this movie is not very high – I liked the first Brendan Fraser Mummy movie, great pulp entertainment, but the rest of the series bored me somewhat.
This new one does not tickle my fancy.
Oh, I’ll see it, one way or another, sooner or later, because, you know, it’s in my field and all that, but I’m not overly eager to buy a ticket.

But now turns out the mummy of the movie is the mummy of an evil Egyptian queen called… Amunet.
And that sort of rings a bell, so to speak. Continue reading

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16 seconds of Mummy

So I caught the teaser trailer for the new Mummy movie.
You know The Mummy, the franchise starring Brendan Fraser whose third movie actually put me to sleep…
Well, they are rebooting it (who isn’t rebooting something, these days), and it will star Tom Cruise.

And my first reaction has been… uhm.
Yes, there is an attractive lady in tactically ragged bandages screaming her heart out in the wind (ooooh, scary), but all things considered, uhm. Continue reading