writer: Christopher McQuarrie

Mission: Impossible — Fallout

July 27, 2018
Spectacular! Breathtaking! This fast-paced film, number six in the series, may be the best one yet. There are few moments to catch your breath while taking in the action and speed of this movie. So you think you have seen Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) do it all? Not yet. He leaps from building to [...]

Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

July 31, 2015
"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" delivers what most fans of the old TV series and the modern movies would expect: a few masks hiding true identities, chase scenes (featuring both running humans and car chases), a character who is not clearly good or evil, and instead of a self-destructing audio [...]

Edge of Tomorrow

June 6, 2014
"Edge of Tomorrow" features a unique plot, that of a man who relives the same life scenes and dies over and over again due to an alien's blood landing on his face and in his mouth. This blood makes the re-living of these moments possible. This sets up some nice humorous occurrences, such as the [...]

Jack Reacher

December 21, 2012
This movie is witty and features an interesting plot but the language and violence crosses our acceptable levels of family-friendly viewing. A man accused of murder asks for Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise), an ex-military investigator. Reacher winds up working with a beautiful defense lawyer and the [...]

Valkyrie

December 26, 2008
This is an intriguing film to be sure, but there sure isn't much suspense, is there? We all know that Hitler died by his own hand so the assassination team failed in their efforts. I don't know a lot about the history of this story but I have read that some dramatic license has been taken with this [...]

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