‘The Mummy” begins with one main premise: Tom Cruise still has it. It ends with a promise: Tom Cruise will always have it. Assuming you’re on board with those statements, you’ll have a blast.
On its own, however, “The Mummy” is pretty weird. It’s like a high-speed blender that mixes equal parts action flick, zombie thrills and archaeological lore in the hope that the result will be a delicious blockbuster smoothie. Unfortunately, this doesn’t quite happen. In his eagerness to cram everything into the mix, director Alex Kurtzman (“Transformers”) loses his grip on some key plot lines, leaving the audience spinning in a dizzy whirl of “Huh?”
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