IN THE DARK REVIEWS
'Dial of Destiny' an OK send-off for Indiana Jones
July 6, 2023
After some of the dire (albeit nonspoilery) reviews I'd read going into "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," I was expecting a much worse movie than James Mangold - the first non-Steven Spielberg director of this film franchise -delivered.
As it stands, "The Dial of Destiny" is a solidly OK entry in the series, certainly much better than 2008's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," that nonetheless suffers for failing to measure up to the first three installments.
"The Dial of Destiny" borrows liberally from its better predecessors. Helena Shaw, Indy's mercenary goddaugh...