Review – Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018)

I did not like Christoper McQuarrie’s Mission Impossible: Fallout (virtually) at all. It’s a well-directed movie, though I can’t separate it from Tom Cruise and his Scientology cult. It’s worth mentioning that literally every religion began as a cult, essentially a belief system with relatively few believers, so if I were to have an issue […]

‘Jack Reacher’ Review

“”Jack Reacher” is a competent thriller, held back by the ego of its lead.” Christopher McQuarrie‘s “Jack Reacher” (based on the books by Lee Child) isn’t a bad movie by any stretch.  It’s well-done and surprisingly clever at times.  It also has some great fight scenes, though the film has a big problem. And it’s […]

Changing A Film (Hopefully) For The Better

Sometimes, when novels and comics are adapted into movies, filmmakers take liberties with one aspect or another of the production, in an effort to create something that doesn’t alienate fans or casual viewers.  Sometimes these changes are necessary for numerous reasons, such as: a particular novel may be too long, and scenes may require cutting […]

Trailer for ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’

The trailer for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” has come out, and it looks interesting, though isn’t that the point of a trailer? I thought that the first Mission Impossible film was OK; not so much the second, despite being directed by John Woo.  The third, by J.J. Abrams, felt a bit more in the spirit […]