The Impossible Mission in Fallout? Keeping up the series’ good work

The Mission Impossible franchise has been an on-and-off staple of the action genre for my entire life essentially. Ever since my days as young child, Tom Cruise has been jumping on moving trains, wearing masks and getting punched in the face. And despite the series’ ongoing commitment to putting Tom Cruise through the ringer, I must admit that it wasn’t until the fourth entry (MI: Ghost Protocol) that it won me over and solidified my fan status. Ever since then, the franchise has embraced a kind of sure-footed action-fueled mania combined with humour and levity topped off with a committed lead actor and ensemble cast that made it hard to dismiss. In addition, these efforts allowed the series to join the select ranks of a few recent action franchises, that like the titular lead, does not show its age but instead seems to get better and more potent over time. Does MI: Fallout return to echo this trend or pull off its mask to reveal a broken and tired series?

Pedro Barbosa

The Flow Chats 015: Pedro Barbosa

Pedro Barbosa is a Mozambican singer-songwriter, guitarist and rock ‘n roll frontman of Mrs B and The Barbosa Experience. He released his first solo album, Reborn, this year, and people have been raving about it…

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Terugspoel Top 40 flieks #19 – The Dark Knight (2008)

#19 uit my Top 40 flieks van alle tye: The Dark Knight (2008)
Geregisseer deur Christopher Nolan. Geskryf deur Christopher Nolan en Jonathan Nolan.
Met Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, en Michael Caine.