Scott Hardie: “It ruled.”

Though it's not very good at concealing who the villains are, and its scenes follow the same pattern over and over – hero and heroine arrive at exotic locale, discover clues to an ancient mystery, are chased away by villains – those are problems with the famous book, and the utterly faithful approach mandated by the book's popularity means they're unavoidable. What the movie gets right is its release date: Despite its cerebral subject matter, this is popcorn entertainment perfect for a summer evening, a fun adventure across Europe with a bounty of inspiration for its plot details. There's a reason Hollywood already cashed in on the formula with National Treasure; it's Indiana Jones with emphasis on being a college professor. There's no reason not to see this movie (it's far too make-believe to threaten anybody's faith) and have a great time at it.

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