'Treasure' Squandered in an Aimless Sequel
Compare that scene to the big one near the end of this very draggy sequel. Cage (as Ben Gates),
In the first "National Treasure," which was a good-sized international success, Cage and associates chased down treasure-hunt clues encoded in the Declaration of Independence and the
All you want from a movie like this, really, is a little brainless fun, and it keeps holding out on you. Everyone looks fatigued. Even Cage's toupee seems ambivalent about having signed on for a sequel. The script by The Wibberleys keeps spinning the compass, and a line spoken with weary authority by Voight in the first "National Secrets" haunts this one: "And another clue leads to another clue ..."
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