the mummy 2019 tom cruise
To celebrate and/or memorialize the Dark Universe, we look back on the current status of the series, what went wrong, and what Universal needs to do to right the ship. But, in my opinion, the last thing this movie needed to do is invite comparisons to the previous films with Brendan Fraser. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years. Audiences weren't quite sure why Dr. Jekyll would appear in the film at all, other than the filmmakers creating a tenuous connection between the doctor and the film's lead character, Nick Morton, played by Tom Cruise. I really don’t know.”, Sitting at 15 percent positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, the official kick-off of the Dark Universe was described as "an utter bore, one with only the faintest grasp of what made Universal's monster pictures so iconic, " a "mess," and "the worst movie that Tom Cruise has ever made.". Think about it, creating a cinematic universe using all of those characters could actually be a cool idea if handled correctly. We left it very wide open, you know, this is a character who could transcend many different times and different periods of history. This FAQ is empty. It's just that the character itself did nothing for me. Despite Tom Cruise’s best efforts, The Mummy suffered poor reviews and incredibly dismal domestic box office. |, June 9, 2017 Much like its Norwegian and Greek counterparts, there's many stories that can be told using those worlds and those writings. When she finds her beyond hope she must find a way to save a child from the malignant spirit of her deceased father and the madness of her mother. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. And that final shot of Tom Cruise being chased by a giant sandstorm can be nothing other than an homage (or appropriation) of the most iconic effect from 1999’s The Mummy. Reflecting on the remake, he added: "I look back on it now [and] what felt painful at the time ended up being an incredible blessing for me. Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. While the idea to build a cinematic universe is not a new one, of course, neither is the idea of framing this cinematic universe as an action-adventure. I wouldn't recommend it, but I've seen far worse recently. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! What could have been a huge success for the horror genre has seemingly fizzled out, as the first film in the series, The Mummy, was a relative disappointment, but this year's The Invisible Man proved to be a major hit and has inspired talk of bringing the series back from the dead. It's gonna take a lot of work, but it was doable. "After thoughtful consideration, Universal Pictures and director Bill Condon have decided to postpone Bride of Frankenstein," the statement read, as reported by The Wrap. It was a classic case of putting the cart before the horse, and it all kinda came crashing down. Waste of time. The writing is also weak, particularly the dialog which comes off as forced and unnatural. That's it. Without question, The Mummy is one of the bigger disappointments of the summer, suffering from poor reviews and grossing a lower-than-expected $30 million in its opening frame the second weekend of June.