The sixth installment of the Mission Impossible films, and the second directed and written by Christopher McQuarrie (Rogue Nation), arrived this weekend with a fat 98% Rotten Tomatoes ratings, the Justice League-impacting Henry Cavill mustache, and the promise of more death-defying stunts by the ageless Tom Cruise. But haven’t we seen it all, already? Blame Lorne Balfe’s score,… [Read More]
This week, Steve is joined by special guest and friend to the show, Wade Bearden (Seeing and Believing) to talk about whether or not there’s a meaning to LIFE, the newest sci-fi actioner to hit the big screen. Yes, the film is tense but does it have something to say? Plus, the guys give their top… [Read More]
To be clear, I had not read Paula Hawkins’ thriller before seeing the stories of three suburban women unfold onscreen in Tate Taylor’s (The Help, Get on Up) cinematic version of The Girl on the Train. Like Gone Girl, I had the sense early that the gradient versions of ‘good’ and ‘evil’ would filter differently as the… [Read More]
With apologies to Fantastic Four and The Maze Runner:The Scorch Trials, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is the biggest film to hit Blu-ray and DVD between now and Christmas… and it’s not even close. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is back in his fifth MI film, this time directed from a screenplay written by his collaborator Christopher McQuarrie (Edge of Tomorrow, Jack Reacher,… [Read More]
Fast fact: Did you know that the Mission:Impossible film series is nearing its 20th birthday?