"This is an excellently crafted film. It hits every mark that needs to be hit, often times too squarely for effect. The story worked with Rogue Nation for a two film arc, but it would be a good idea to go back to the original premise of different directors for different films now that we've seen what McQuarrie can do...twice."
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation - 2015 Written and Directed by Christopher McQuarrie Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin One of the funniest scenes in the entire M:I series takes place during the 3rd act. As the principal protagonists surround a person of interest, one of the good guys, Benji (Pegg) is kidnapped by … Continue reading Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (***1/2) Needs desperate times…
Hello all! To introduce myself into the community I thought I'd start by discussing five of my favorite people in film/tv right now: 1. Quentin Tarantino This man is one of the most brilliant film makers out there. He writes stories that take characters with ginormous moral flaws and make you care about what happens to … Continue reading Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - 2011 Directed by Brad Bird Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Léa Seydoux Written by André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum There are some incredible visuals in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, taking one to some of the most picturesque landmarks in the world: Budapest, Moscow, Dubai, Mumbai … Continue reading Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol: Chaplin, Chan, Cruise
Mission: Impossible - 1996 Directed by Brian De Palma Starring Tom Cruise, Emmanuelle Béart, Jon Voight, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emilio Estavez, Jean Reno, Ving Rhames, Vanessa Redgrave, Henry Czerny, Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė Written by David Koepp, Robert Towne Considered at the time to be a blasphemous departure to the original series is now seen as a pretty solid thriller. … Continue reading Cool Papa E Reviews The Mission: Impossible series