INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM and Orientalism

This week, it’s the second instalment in our Indiana Jones series. In the style of one of this week’s recommendations, it’s a bit of a tussle: dubious politics versus excellent cinematography; inexcusable racism versus comprehensible pop culture references. Fight!

This week’s watching:
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (2016): Roland Emmerich, Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum
SPOTLIGHT (2015): Tom McCarthy, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014): James Gunn, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

Recommendations:
DUEL (1971): Stephen Speilberg, Richard Matheson, Dennis Weaver
STREET FIGHTER (1994): Steven E. de Souza, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raúl Juliá
HELP! (1965): Richard Lester, John Lennon, Paul McCartney
FAN (2016): Maneesh Sharma, Aditya Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan

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