Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: Get 12 Issues For £25
Buy the perfect Christmas present this year
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
19 December 2014
First Look At Jessica Chastain In Crimson Peak
She's dressed to impress
True Story Trailer Arrives
James Franco has a tale to tell
Bill Murray Will Sing As Baloo For The Jungle Book
He knows the Bare Necessities
New American Sniper Trailer Online
Bradley Cooper shoots to kill
Tak3n Becomes A 12A
Bryan Mills adds 'killing with kindness' to his skills...
Anthony Mackie Will Make A Wish
He's set for a new comedy
Robert Rodriguez Officially Set For Fire And Ice
Sony has bought the project
The Martian Script Goes Interstellar
Exclusive look at Ridley Scott’s space-bound artwork
Podcast #142: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Tim Burton
Featuring The Interview(s)
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
19 December 2014
Bill Murray Will Sing As Baloo For The Jungle Book
He knows the Bare Necessities
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Exodus: Gods And Kings
26 December 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Face Of Love (2014)
Empire Star Rating
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Northern Soul (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Trailer Lands
The magic is fading...

30 July 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Apple

submit to reddit

Well, that was predictable. When the first images from Shawn Levy and Ben Stiller’s third helping of museum madness, Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb arrived online on Monday, we saw them as the sure sign a trailer would arrive. And what do you know? We were right.

Stiller returns as Larry Daley, one of the few people that know the secret held within New York’s American Museum Of Natural History – a stone tablet from the time of the Pharaohs that brings all the exhibits to life and has caused him no end of trouble. But in his capacity as watchman of the building, he’s grown to be friends with many of the historical figures and other displays that magically start to move and speak at night, so when they discover the tablet is corroding, the quest is on to stop them all reverting to wax figures, stone statues and rigged collections of bones.

Larry and some of the gang including Pharaoh Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek), Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Attila the Hun (Patrick Gallagher), Sacagawea (Mizuo Peck), Roman centurion Octavius (Steve Coogan) and Jedediah (Owen Wilson) must travel to London’s British Museum to find out how to fix it. There, they’ll encounter the object’s creator, Ahkmenrah’s father (Ben Kingsley), Dan Stevens as Sir Lancelot and Rebel Wilson as a security guard at the museum who is surprised when her charges start coming to life – and spilling out on to the streets of the capital.

It looks like much of the same from the franchise, so take that as either a promise or a threat. Your enjoyment may be decided upon how much you enjoy watching a capuchin monkey saving Octavius and Jedediah from a mock-up of Pompeii by dousing them in urine. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb is out on December 19, monkey wee and all.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Emile Hirsch Joins Just Jim
Craig Roberts' directorial debut
New Poster For Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight Debuts
See it in the new issue of Empire

Your Comments

Looks like it was made 10 years ago!
I think that guy's voice sums it up. More

Posted by NotRottenTomatoes at 18:56 on 04 August 2014 | Report This Post

I think your subtitle sums it up
As one of the few people that really enjoyed the previous two movies, this one just looks uninspired and lazy. The last gag in particular should be well bellow the franchises standards. More

Posted by xzynomorpher at 19:24 on 30 July 2014 | Report This Post

Just...
... Awful More

Posted by madboynutter at 18:42 on 30 July 2014 | Report This Post

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 69% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Review Of The Year: 10 Best Soundtracks Of 2014
The scores and OSTs to add to your playlist

Watch: Night At The Museum's Cast Share Their Favourite Robin Williams Performance
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Ben Kingsley pay tribute to the actor

Watch: Jack O'Connell And Luke Treadaway Talk Unbroken
On POWs, panto and how to name your bomber

Review Of 2014: The 15 Best Cameos Of The Year
Our favourite one-scene movie-stealers

8 Things You Can Learn From The BFI's Star Wars Exhibition
The original crawl, a 'grotesque' villain and a very different princess

Review Of The Year: 40 Worst Posters Of 2014
One-sheets that you'd rather not have on your wall

Hobbit Q&As: Ian McKellen On Finally Saying Goodbye And Farewell To Gandalf The Grey
Read our exclusive Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies interviews

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)