Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer
OK, you back? First, as everyone following this movie now knows, Indy somehow makes his way back to the warehouse where the Ark of the Covenant had been stored. Once there, he recovers a crate with this stenciling:
Top Secret Army Intel 32651
Later in the trailer, we see Cate Blanchett's Soviet soldier lean down to peer at a steel encasing of some kind with this text:
Roswell, New Mexico 1947
So, no surprise – this one's about aliens, or at least the extra-terrestrial hoopla surrounding Roswell, N.M., and the 1947 UFO incident.
I remember that Roger Ebert, in his reviews of Temple of Doom and Last Crusade, said he preferred Temple of Doom because it explored new pulp-fictional territory, whereas Last Crusade was mostly a retread of Raiders.
I prefer Temple of Doom myself, and in any event, I'm glad to see that this fourth Indy movie has been forced by time to explore new territory.
Damn. I can't wait. I can't fucking wait.
Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer
Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.