But while Last Crusade could be enjoyed as both a big adventure and a moral insight, The Da Vinci Code demands that you take it seriously and comes out all the more po-faced and boring as a result. Tom Barker as Peasant Boy. That being said, the film as a whole does not live up its exciting premise. Personally, I believe the film has a little for everyone. Charlotte Graham as Mary Magdalene. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade has very little basis in historical fact, but it’s still a powerful statement about faith and the dangers of placing material gain before spiritual fulfillment. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

I am a ghost. The one genuinely enjoyable scene in the film comes when Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou drop by the house of a grail expert, played by Ian McKellen. Is there really a Priory of Sion? We are dealing with an organisation which stationed nuns outside screenings of The Exorcist in America, sprinkling paying punters with holy water as they went in and giving them support numbers to call on their way out. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Having turned his talents to subjects as varied as mermaids, firemen and mathematics, you wouldn’t bet against him being a dab hand at the theological thriller.

Tom Hanks as Dr. Paul Bettany is genuinely creepy as Silas and thereby reinforces the stereotype that all albinos are evil. Only the worthy find the grail, Leigh. Akiva Goldsman screenplayDan Brown novel. For me, even if I have read a novel, Schwuen hardly ever draw comparisons. Any movie with a skulking albino assassin begs for campy, self-aware treatment, but Howard and scripter Akiva Goldsman serve it all up straight-faced.

Sam Mancuso as Pope. Many films have used bizarre, apocryphal or just downright silly aspects of religion to tell a gripping story and often illuminate a deeper truth. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Garance Mazureck as Sophie at 13 Years. Nov 2, Rating: As I write this review, more and more bad points about it fjlm to mind. What makes Dan Brown’s novel a best seller is evidently not present in this dull askrileg bloated movie adaptation of The Da Vinci Code.

Only took me 3 years to finally get around to seeing this movie. While its initial premise was promising and its first ten minutes forbidding, the film quickly descended into a quagmire of plot holes and poor special effects, culminating in a totally botched ending. The exposition is actually the best and most valuable part of the film Dec 15, Rating: Completing the trail of cryptic clues simply becomes an end in and of itself — think Sudoku: NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.


Even as a visual aid, The Da Vinci Code is tilm deep-dyed disappointment. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Quotes [ first lines ] Silas: Edit Storyline Dan Brown’s controversial best-selling novel about a powerful secret that’s been kept under wraps for thousands of years comes to the screen in this suspense thriller from director Ron Howard. Already have an account? While there is a lot of terminology to deal with, and therefore some exposition can be justified, having actors do nothing but explain the plot does not make for compelling drama.

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Sarah Wildor as Priestess. It’s no wonder that Mark Kermode’s natural response was to scream “turn the light on! He is, after all, the man who produced a cracking drama in Apollo 13 despite sticking rigidly to the in-flight transcripts of the Apollo crew.

Only Ian McKellen gets the room he needs to express himself, and we miss him whenever he’s not on screen.

Yes No Report this. The Da Vinci Code The film does get a little too self-indulgent with its beliefs, but if you are able to accept the fact that this film will not hold back, you may just find yourself enjoying it quite a bit.

Tina Maskell as Silas’s Mother. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. The stately silence of Paris’ Louvre museum is broken when one of the gallery’s leading curators is found dead on the grounds, with strange symbols carved into his body and left around the spot where he died. Etienne Chicot as Lt. Further, the Bible nowhere says sschauen Christ was not married, it only doesn’t say that he was.

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The victim’s body is self-placed in such a bizarre, symbolic way next to one of the world’s most famous paintings that the investigation gradually unlocks age-old mysteries that many do not wish to be unlocked. All of that said, I do feel that this film gets better on multiple viewings The DaVinci Code still offers a generous amount of thrills and its mysterious aspects are still very enjoyable to watch.


Although extremely unlikely after 2, years, if it were discovered that Christ had married and had children it wouldn’t have any effect on the Faith.

This drudgery is reflected in the visuals. Sep 26, Full Review…. An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. Of course, from a filmmaking point of view, it doesn’t matter in the slightest that Brown’s ideas are fanciful beyond belief.

This is even apparent oonline the score by Hans Zimmer; it is not overblown, but subtle and appropriate in the scenes to which it was scored.

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In their search, Sophie and Robert happen upon evidence that could lead to the final onlime place of the Holy Hugh Mitchell as Young Silas. Like so many of its predecessors, any discussion of The Da Vinci Code has to begin with a dismissal of the religious hysteria surrounding it.

Serretta Wilson as American Woman. The only thing this film can produce is boredom or unintentional hilarity.

That being said, although I think The DaVinci Code tries very hard to be intriguing, it definitely is not without its major flaws. But while Last Crusade could be enjoyed as sakgileg a big adventure and a moral insight, The Da Vinci Code demands that you take it seriously and comes out all the more po-faced and boring as a result.