2021 Movie Draft: Sahara

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2021 Movie Draft: Round 8, Pick 4


Genre: Action/Adventure

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Penelope Cruz

Implausible Fun in the Desert

Sometimes with action/adventure movies, you have to turn off the brain, firmly place the tongue in the cheek, and enjoy the ride. Unless you’re expecting the next groundbreaker since Raiders of the Lost Ark, today’s adventure flick is here simply to excite you apart from too much thinking.

Such a film is found in Sahara (2005), a swashbuckling, treasure-hunting escapade starring buff Matthew McConaughey and goofball Steve Zahn. Both stars set off to Lago, Nigeria in search of (believe it or not) an ironclad battleship that reportedly disappeared from Virginia during a Civil War battle. Along the way, they meet up with a doctor of the World Health Organization (Penelope Cruz), who believes there is a plague developing in Mali.

Unbeknownst to all three, Africa…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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