Posted by Elendil from host-209-214-9-93.mia.bellsouth.net on August 16, 1998 at 15:34:22:
In Reply to: Re: No Indy II? posted by Mithrandir on August 16, 1998 at 15:14:23:
: : : Me thinks maybe ToD should have been shelved or ditched in favor of a lighter (mood) script. Not that it wasn't good, mind you. It could have been replaced with something better, though. Say, Atlantis, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Shroud of Turin. Only me thoughts.
: : Temple was a very cool film, and I think it is refreshing to be able to watch a departure from the Nazis and desert locales. I would like Indy IV to be similar to Temple in that it takes Indy into new territory. The darkness of the movie doesn't affect me, it just makes the lighter parts stand out more.
: Yes, good movie, and good point about departure from Nazis, but maybe they could have picked a less horrific group of villians (not that Nazis aren't dastardly in their own right).
I think the Nazis are exponentially worse than the Thuggee. The Thuggee had human sacrifices, right? Well, ever hear of concentration camps? Ever hear of interspecies breeding experiments performed by the Nazis? Humans and monkies? The Thuggee worshipped an evil god, right? The Nazis worshipped the Evil One with every evil action they did, whether they knew it or not. The Nazis killed millions of people, in a manner much more horrific than being lowered into a volcano. They left them in concentration camps to rot away and be consumed alive by flies, rats, and all sorts of diseases spawned by the nonexistent hygiene of the camps. The Thuggee wanted to destroy all gods except their own and rule the world. The Nazis did the same thing, except that their god's name wasn't Kali, it was Hitler. There's another Spielberg movie you should watch to clarify this whole thing: "Schindler's List." Final verdict: Thuggee are evil. Their rites of worship are bizarre and horrific. The Nazis are Satan's elite. They worship him with every action they perform. Now, tell me, how are the Thuggee worse than the Nazis?
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