33: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

This week, Ethan Hunt returns to save both the world and Tom Cruise’s career in Brad Bird’s 2011 spy thriller, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Is this a high point for the franchise? Did Josh Holloway deserve better? Is every action sequence better when it’s scored with a Dean Martin track?

Content warning: gun violence, peril, heights

Unanswered Questions:

  • Does this Ethan make sense of the first three movies?
  • Does this film improve the franchise’s record with women, or not?
  • Why is Tom Wilkinson uncredited?

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