If Universal Want to Resurrect Their Classic Monsters, They Need to Look to the Past: Re-Evaluating ‘The Mummy’ (1999)

While generally dismissed upon release, the Brendan Fraser-led adventure has remained popular, recently celebrating its 20th anniversary. Re-watching The Mummy reveals the ingredients for a successful reboot that is utterly charming.

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How Evelyn Carnahan’s (Rachel Weisz) Role in ‘The Mummy’ (1999) and ‘The Mummy Returns’ (2001) Affirmed my Love of Storytelling

I first saw The Mummy (1999) at the age of eleven. It was by complete chance; a side-effect of my mother deciding one evening that there was nothing to watch and switching our television to a channel she never normally used. I do not think she particularly wanted to watch The Mummy (and I strongly…

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