Originally Posted by Darth Vile
Oh I agree... Indy movies involve a wealth of cliché (I wouldn't want it any other way)... It was more to do with that the Indy movies have a tendency to borrow from the past, rather than borrow from the present/what's current. In our cynical age, it's easy to understand the plethora of movies that centre around being f**ked over by those who should be protecting us. Indy movies have always been quite comforting in their lack of cynicism and general black and white portrayal of good and bad.
Oh I take your point, yes.
Still, I suppose we are getting into the time of spies, so a bit of double crossing and undercover stuff could work okay- that's pretty Hitchcock, after all! In fact, spies would be pretty good baddies too.