I’m not of the camp that finds 2004’s blockbuster “National Treasure” to be a bad film. Oh, it’s not great by any means, but its inoffensive mix of high-tech action and “Da Vinci Code”-lite adventure makes for a decent diversion.
Nicolas Cage stars as Ben Gates, on a treasure hunt for supposed millions, when the latest clue suggests he needs to look on the back on the Declaration of Independence for the next one. But how to do that? Steal it.
The heist of that document is the film’s most exciting sequence, achieving a breezy humor and easygoing intensity