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Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy

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Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Jason Scott Lee, Christopher Lee, Sean Pertwee
director:
Russell Mulcahy
genre:
Horror, ActionAdventure

We gave it a D+

For whatever reason, this direct-to-video dud gives once-promising director Mulcahy (Highlander) the in-the-title billing usually reserved for dead authors and John Carpenter. A word to the wise: Turn Russell Mulcahy’s Tale of the Mummy off right after the stylish, Indiana Jones-y period preface (featuring an incredibly magnetic Christopher Lee). That way you’ll miss the rote modern-day police investigation, the slapdash romance-in-the-heat-of-peril, and the numerous attacks by something one can only describe as killer gauze. D+

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