Indy survives a nuclear test in New Mexico by hiding in a lead lined refrigerator that “miraculously” survives the blast that several square miles of buildings don’t. The acting in the beginning is somewhat disjointed and stiff. Eventually Harry does get in to stride as Indy.
The most amazing and truly horrific thing to me is the fact that the writers and producers think it’s a good idea to combine an ancient South American “city of gold” with Extraterrestrial life. I do realize the crystal skulls in the film are probably related to these crystal skulls. At least they didn’t deviate from the lore of the original crystal skulls. My hubby says it should have been named Indiana Jones and the Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
All in all, I didn’t hate it. I think it just missed the mark. It was good enough to be number one at the box office. They could redeem themselves by making a fabulous fifth film. :0)