“The Mummy” Is a Chick Flick Disguised as an Action Film

Rachel Weisz as Evelyn in “The Mummy” (Image copyright Universal Pictures)

The late nineties was a great time for movies. Back then men were real men, women were real women and CGI monsters were real fuzzy. It’s only fitting that this era produced The Mummy.

The Mummy, released in 1999, is the sort of PG-13 action flick that was cultivated especially for teenage boys. There are roaring undead monsters, sword fights, gun battles…



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