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The Jewel of the Nile (movie review)

The Jewel of the Nile is the sequel to Romancing the Stone, released just a year apart in 1984 and 85, respectively. This second film features Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas and Danny DeVito all reprising their roles. Much like its predecessor, it’s heavy on the Indiana Jones formula – perhaps more this time than the first. Read the rest of this entry

Romancing the Stone (movie review)

Since I’ve been going through the Indiana Jones movies recently, this naturally led Dr. Girlfriend to introduce me to Romancing the Stone, a movie I’d heard of but never gotten around to watching when it was on its big TV run in the late 1980s. What’s the connection between this flick and the Indy series? Take a look at the trailer in all its 80s delicious-ness and I think you’ll see the synergy right away. Read the rest of this entry

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