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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny: A fun final chapter for the famed adventurer

Fifteen years since we experienced the disaster known as "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," Indiana Jones returns for one final adventure with the same style and sense of fun as the first three original films. Director James Mangold took over for Steven Spielberg to deliver a fun and exciting action film with an upbeat and fast-paced style, a cool change of pace for the Indiana Jones franchise. Harrison Ford delivers a fantastic performance reprising his iconic role of Indiana Jones for the last time, and it's interesting to see Ford continuing to act at eighty years old and showing no signs of slowing down. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is excellent as Indiana Jones's goddaughter. Their chemistry feels similar to when Indiana Jones was partnered with Marion Ravenwood in the film that started it all, which is "Raider of the Lost Ark." The film features a great supporting cast consisting of John Rhys-Davies reprising his role of Sallah, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Boyd Holbrook, Toby Jones, Antonio Banderas, and Mads Mikkelsen. While not as well as other films in the series like "Raiders of the Ark" and "The Last Crusade," "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" is still a fun and satisfying conclusion to the famed franchise that George Lucas and Steven Spielberg started back in 1981 and that is thanks to James Mangold's fantastic direction, fun screenplay, tremendous score by John Williams, and an incredible performance by Harrison Ford who is, was, and always will be Indiana Jones.


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