Review Revue: Can Mummy 3 or Swing Vote Beat the Bat?

The Dark Knight will give both opening titles a run for the box office.

by | August 1, 2008 | Comments

Ouch! Who would have thought that The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor would get downright embalmed by critics? And will the scribes vote fresh or rotten for Kevin Costner’s goofy charm in Swing Vote? Find out all this and more, and recap our costumed exploits at last weekend’s Comic-Con, in this week’s Review Revue!

Well, it looks like another big weekend for The Dark Knight. Unless, that is, if Brendan Fraser has anything to say about it! Fraser faces off against the undead for another sequel in the popular Mummy franchise, but judging from its early Tomatometer he should have joined Mummy and Mummy Returns co-star Rachel Weisz and conscientiously objected to a third adventure.

Meanwhile, Kevin Costner goes for simple, all-American laziness as the nation’s most ill-prepared voter in Swing Vote. Released curiously during a lull between Obamamania and the November elections, can Swing Vote turn rampant voter apathy into widespread ticket-buyer enthusiasm?

Click to watch this week’s Review Revue!

Check back with us next week as we talk about the long-awaited sequel, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (will they still fit?) and Judd Apatow‘s fifth movie of 2008, David Gordon Green‘s Pineapple Express.

Tag Cloud

USA Comedy Central technology docudrama Emmys Drama Hulu politics Mindy Kaling Marathons Country ITV Universal Fantasy crime drama Comic Book Action CBS TV Land Infographic historical drama 2016 Superheroes El Rey OWN IFC NBC Awards Podcast adventure biography Oscars Tumblr The CW crime Pop psycho CBS All Access HBO BBC America E! CNN Holidays cooking Trivia GIFs social media Sundance First Look Crackle thriller FOX 2017 Bravo Amazon science fiction President Martial Arts CMT Kids & Family TCM cinemax Musicals Animation Winter TV Lionsgate Freeform Ellie Kemper diversity Opinion dramedy ABC Family TBS cops Trailer singing competition E3 FXX LGBTQ Cartoon Network DC Comics MSNBC Sneak Peek Election Polls and Games Showtime Countdown TLC TV Mary Tyler Moore based on movie Reality serial killer Grammys Toys travel harry potter sitcom TruTV Comedy crime thriller Star Trek X-Men comiccon Rocky Esquire Disney Channel Music Lifetime ABC Nat Geo Photos Star Wars Biopics Winners History Adult Swim Valentine's Day Year in Review SDCC police drama Ghostbusters Logo Disney Netflix PBS Video Games MTV 007 AMC Syfy Spring TV Calendar sports Cosplay boxoffice Character Guide cats YA Nominations TCA 2017 period drama TCA TIFF RT History Premiere Dates ESPN Fox News Summer aliens DirecTV Box Office Teen VH1 Fall TV 2015 FX WGN Interview Musical Writers Guild of America vampires zombie APB Dark Horse Comics BET Reality Competition Rock 24 frames Certified Fresh The Arrangement Starz SundanceTV supernatural Schedule GLAAD American Society of Cinematographers Masterpiece Thanksgiving GoT Tomatazos Super Bowl Sci-Fi Nickelodeon Food Network PaleyFest A&E Set visit transformers discovery Watching Series Rom-Com Horror war Pirates Marvel BBC TNT 45 Best and Worst Extras Red Carpet Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt VICE composers political drama NYCC Mystery