A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Famous symbologist on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population.Written by
Sony Pictures Entertainment
In July 2013, Sony set the film for a December 18, 2015, release. However, due to the date clash with Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), the release date was moved from December 18, 2015, to October 14, 2016. In early 2016, the release date was moved to October 28, 2016. See more »
When Langdon and Sienna remove the death mask from the baptismal, Sienna states that it is covered in "Acrylic Gesso" which she claims is a water soluble paint. She then proceeds to wipe the gesso away with a rag thus revealing the next clue. Since the gesso is obviously dry, as they both handle the mask without any residue sticking to their hands, it is impossible to simply wipe the gesso away with a rag, given the fact that acrylic gesso is waterproof once dry, forming a plastic like layer, very much like acrylic house paint. See more »
It took the Earth's population 100,000 years to reach a billion people. And then just 100 more to reach two billion.
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Imagine if Spielberg had directed 'Godfather' and Coppola had directed the Indiana Jones movies. Both great directors, but it wouldn't have worked.
Same thing applies here. Like the first two in this franchise, 'Da Vinci Code' and 'Angels and Demons', there's just something terribly wrong with the direction. Yes, the Langdon movies are suppose to be fast paced, but if almost no scenes are allowed to breathe, does it matter?
And why do director Ron Howard keep on insisting insulting my intelligence? Like in the first two, many things are explained twice, so even the dumbest one in the audience knows what's going on.
Then there's the blatant mistake of shooting the movie in standard widescreen, instead of cinemascope, like the first two. When you make a movie with several visually looking fantastic locales around the world, it SCREAMS cinemascope.
And the best park of the book? They completely changed it. Guess they wanted to avoid any controversy.
Hans Zimmer's score was great, as usual, though.
The first two Langdon-movies are hovering at 6,6 on IMDb. So will this when the dust settles.
If the studio decides to make 'Lost Symbol' and - for once - have a Langdon movie getting great reviews, they should probably hire another director.
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