The Mummy (1999) 

Rewatched it for the first time since I saw it in the theater, and it really holds up as a jump-scare, gross-out horror(?) movie

It's as much action as horror and there's not many moments of drawn out tension, so it doesn't bother me like horror movies usually do (but I do mute the TV whenever someone's about to get attacked)

I like that Brendan Fraser's character is simply firing two guns at all times, for every situation, including into a sandstorm


The Mummy Returns (2001) 

Boy oh boy, after the practical effects I liked so much early on in this movie, the horrendous computer rendered Dwayne Johnson scorpion man is a real kick in the teeth

It's not a bad sequel, I enjoyed watching it, I especially appreciate that the O'Connells are too horny for each other to care about their idiot son

Imhotep and Anck-Su-Namun are also extremely horny, it's a shame making out is illegal in movies now

The Mummy Returns (2001) 

The first movie featured the main mummy Imhotep, a dozen priest mummies, some royal guard mummies, and a mummy Anck-Su-Namun

This movie features... all of those mummies, mummy Ewok-like creatures that live in a jungle oasis (?), AND the Army of Anubis, who are magically-conjured jackal men, *who for some reason are also mummies*

I can only assume the next movie has every single character as a mummy, but it's not streaming free anywhere so I can never see it

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The Mummy meme, horny 

@douglasfur ha! A friend calls it "the perfect bisexual movie", it's true

The Mummy meme, horny 

@Louisa It's almost a perfect movie full stop, just, what a fun flick

The Mummy Returns (2001) 

@Louisa I remembered being excited to watch The Rock in a movie and went with my dad. The Scorpion King CGI convinced me that WWE had better effects for The Undertaker and even that was cheesy and terrible back then.

The Mummy Returns (2001) 

@viv it's a real shame! If you don't count his monster-voice speaking in ancient Egyptian, that they probably dubbed, he doesn't even have any lines

The Mummy Returns (2001) 

@Louisa I was secretly happy it flopped because more of him in wrestling. How wrong I was!

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