Excerpt: The Mummy back in 1999 got the concept and execution right when it reinvented the classic Boris Karloff film, and made it fresh, visceral and vastly entertaining for the modern day audiences. Does the sequel, The Mummy Returns, meet the expectation left by its predecessor?
Excerpt: Brendan Fraser and co are once again terrorised by cartoon mummies in this typical Hollywood sequel; it tries so hard to outdo the first that the ingredients that made it work get lost in the flabby, overblown excess.
Excerpt: Movie: The story takes place about 8 years after the first movie as an Egyptian cult brings Imhotep (Arnold Vosloo) back to life. Imhotep still seeks to resurrect his love Anck-Su-Namun (Patricia Velasquez), but he also wants to find the lair of the Scorpion King (The Rock) so he can kill him and...
Excerpt: The Mummy Returns was just a slight notch below the story line quality of the first one for me but still very good. The AQ and PQ were the same as the first which is excellent. More great special effects are included which is a good thing. The Rock as a CG Scorpion King however looks freaky.