Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Reviews

June 24, 2015
Spielberg has come up with another rousing piece of entertainment.
January 13, 2010
Again you will savor the Indiana Jones schizophrenia: by day a bow-tied, bespectacled archaeologist; by night a resourceful swaggerer, whom Ford brings to life as a modern blend of Bogie and the Duke, with just a glint of misfit psychopathy in his eyes.
June 10, 2008
It's not the darker turn that makes The Temple of Doom uncomfortable at times; it's its mean-spiritedness.
May 5, 2008
Pic comes on like a sledgehammer, and there's even a taste of vulgarity and senseless excess not apparent in Raiders.
May 5, 2008
The film betrays no human impulse higher than that of a ten-year-old boy trying to gross out his baby sister by dangling a dead worm in her face.
June 24, 2006
Part of the trouble is that anything clearly does go, including the slender hold on credibility that Raiders managed to maintain.
October 23, 2004
The kind of movie where your date is always grabbing your forearm in a viselike grip, as unbearable excitement unfolds on the screen. After the movie is over, you've had a great time but your arm is black-and-blue for a week.
May 20, 2003
Too shapeless to be the fun that Raiders is, but shape may be beside the point. Old- time, 15-part movie serials didn't have shape. The just went on and on and on, which is what Indiana Jones does with humor and technical invention.
January 10, 2002
There's plenty of rip-roaring action to distract us from the more unpalatable elements.