Dial of Destiny Review

Early reviews of the latest Indiana Jones movie, The Dial of Destiny, called the movie mediocre. Reviewers were convinced that this movie was just “okay”, well big reviewers have almost never been correct and it doesn’t stop here. This new installment was a proper Indiana Jones movie, there were a few basic movie flaws but nothing that truly drops its rating.


Overall it’s a good, solid, Indiana Jones movie. Although it’s clear that it isn’t directed by Steven Spielberg it still fits the overall style of the franchise. I’d give it a solid 8.5/10 and it is still one of the better films that’s come out this year. I am glad that Harrison got to say goodbye to the character that he loves so much in a way that he is happy with.

2 responses to “Dial of Destiny Review”

  1. […] Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer releases this weekend and I thought it prudent to do some background on the real person. Historical fiction walks a fine line in Hollywood, it is either very well adapted and humanized so it feels closer and more personal to the audience, or it is a bastardization of actual events and doesn’t even resemble the real thing. Normally the good adaptations add a love story (Titanic, Pearl Harbor) and keep all historical details the same. Now Nolan strikes me as a director that does his research and so the historical accuracy of this film doesn’t necessarily concern me, especially considering that there are 32 pages of production notes. So here we go, how much effort and research went into the Hollywoodized version of Oppenheimer? […]

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