The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Full Screen)
Brendan Fraser and Jet Li star in the action-packed adventure The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor! When a 2,000-year-old curse is broken, a ruthless dragon emperor (Li) comes back to life with a diabolical plan to enslave the world. Mankind̢‰âÂå¡ÌÝåÁÌÄå_ÌÄå�ÌāÕ_ÌÄå´ÌÄè s only hope against him and his legions of undead warriors lies with the courageous O̢‰âÂå¡ÌÝåÁÌÄå_ÌÄå�ÌāÕ_ÌÄå´ÌÄè Connell family, who chase him from the dangerous catacombs of China, to the icy Himalayas and beyond. Featuring intense battle sequences, breathtaking visual effects and extraordinary creatures, it̢‰âÂå¡ÌÝåÁÌÄå_ÌÄå�ÌāÕ_ÌÄå´ÌÄè s a thrilling journey that Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times calls ̢‰âÂå¡ÌÝåÁÌÄå_ÌÄå�ÌāÕÌā_??the best in the series!̢‰âÂå¡ÌÝåÁÌÄå_ÌÄå�ÌāÕ_?
The third film in the series freshens the franchise up by setting the action in China. There, the discovery of an ancient emperor's elaborate tomb proves a feather in the cap of Alex O'Connell (Luke Ford), a young archaeologist and son of Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) and his wife Evelyn (Maria Bello, taking over the role from Rachel Weisz). Unfortunately, a curse that turned the emperor (Jet Li) and his army into terra cotta warriors buried for centuries is lifted, and the old guy prepares for world domination by seeking immortality at Shangri La. The O'Connells barely stay a step ahead of him (climbing through the Himalaya mountains with apparent ease), but the action inevitably leads to a showdown between two armies of mummies in a Chinese desert. has a lot to offer: a supporting cast that includes the elegant Michelle Yeoh, Russell Wong, and Liam Cunningham, the unexpected appearance of several Yeti, and a climactic battle sequence that is nightmarishly weird but compelling. On the downside, the charm so desperately sought in romantic relationships, as well as comic turns by John Hannah (as Evelyn's rascal brother), is not only absent but often annoying. Rarely have witty asides in the thick of battle been more unwelcome in a movie. Rob Cohen's direction is largely crisp if sometimes curious (a fight between Fraser and Jet Li keeps varying in speed for some reason), but his vision of Shangri La, in the Hollywood tradition, is certainly attractive. --br>
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