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Old October 28 2012, 04:49 AM   #1124
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Re: Movies Seen in 2012

117. Raiders of the Lost Ark (A+)

I remember watching this on TV several years ago, but I don't think I saw the whole thing. I picked up the Blu-ray set of all four films, taking the opportunity to watch this again (and the other three, which I've never watched, including the recent, much-maligned Kingdom of the Crystal Skull).

Much like King Kong, this is one of those movies that calls to mind the joke about how Hamlet is just a bunch of famous quotes strung together. It's a collection of scenes that everyone knows, even if they haven't watched it, due to all the films that have been inspired by it or parodied it. And like my review of that earlier film, this still holds up wonderfully.

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