…run interference

Happy Friday to all, but especially those who made it through this week’s Polar Vortex. Twenty degrees never felt so good. With that bout of bad weather behind us, it’s full steam ahead toward Sunday’s Super Bowl (and Skittles the Musical)…a game with too many loyalties (or lack thereof) to consider, so I’m just going…

…fall in line

At this point, most action flick fans know what to expect from the “Mission: Impossible” series — daring stunts, incredible chase scenes, and Tom Cruise. So it probably won’t surprise you that the latest entry, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” definitely checks all of the expected boxes. It’s the perfect kind of popcorn-fare for the end…

…Settle a Score

Today the sixth Mission Impossible, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout,” hits theaters. This is not impressive. Many a series has exceeded this mark.  What may seem a little surprising is its reception. I say “seem,” because, well, I’ll get to that point later. Usually by this point reviewers have lost interest, and grown tired of the…

…Dig Up

Universal’s “The Mummy” reboot is meant to be the first step into their new “Dark Universe.” While this first film stumbles quite a bit, the universe it establishes still maintains some of its intrigue. From the very beginning, it’s clear this film is not actually about the mummy. While some backstory is provided on Princess…

…Choose to Accept It

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” the fifth installment in the Impossible series does not disappoint. It doesn’t do anything particularly new or exciting, but it does what its predecessors have down before it, it entertains.

…reset

When I first saw that Tom Cruise had an action-flick coming out this summer, I admit it, I hoped that some other movie would be coming out that week, so that I could skip it.