A Brief Loss of Words

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Indiana Jones Got My Money : Notes

X-Files + National Treasure + the ethos of Brendan Fraiser movies = Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Indiana Jones Movies Rated In Order:

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  4. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Short list: Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade

Sequel Idea [adapted from my brother’s idea]:

Indiana Jones finds clues that lead him to the Fountain of Youth which is really a time portal that sends him back a long, long time ago into a galaxy far, far away…

Movie Questionaire

[The following questions were culled from various movie surveys that I’ve come across. I’ve been filling it out for the last month]

  • Earliest Movie Watching Memory: My first movie was Empire Strikes Back. My Dad and older brother went. I remember the Hoth sequence. There were some boys in the front row goofing that dad barked at to keep ’em quiet.
  • Last DVD purchased: I’m not sure. I don’t buy too many DVDs. Possibly Gus Van Sant’s Elephant ($2)
  • If you were a guest programmer for TCM what three movies would you choose to best represent your tastes: Were talking classics, like, from the 80s right? Since I watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on TCM a couple of months ago I’m counting anything from the 80s and before. Casablanca (because it still holds up today as a compelling drama), Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark (not just for nostalgic reasons), and The Jerk (for some nostalgic reasons, but also because it’s hilarious).

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Indiana Jones by Another Name

Perhaps you heard that Harrison Ford was not the original actor slated to be Indiana Jones. The first to be cast as favorite whip-wielding archaeologists was non other than Mr. Magnum P. I. Tom Selleck.

Here’s my Top 5 Other Indiana Jones:

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