CINEMA

Mission Impossible V

POSTED BY: SHINYGOODGUY
UPDATED: Thursday, August 6, 2015 02:51
SHORT URL:
VIEWED: 2225
PAGE 1 of 1

Monday, August 3, 2015 4:34 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


The biggest reason to see MI:5 is Rebecca Ferguson. That should be the beginning, middle and end of my review.

It has a taut and clean script, crisp direction with nary a wasted frame.
It has a believable plot, if slightly impossible stunts (carried out with great aplomb by Cruise and company), but it also has a quick and witty pace all it's own. Well, I guess not everyone agrees:

http://gizmodo.com/mission-impossible-5s-tech-is-more-like-mission-imp
lau-1721611547


The article makes some valid points, but I'm not so sure that the average Joe seeing this movie would care. Me!? Come on, it's a movie, about a fictitious pseudo-government spy network that patrols the world and is involved in high stakes espionage. It's a movie! Does anyone really care that Luke Skywalker's weapon is not based in reality? I think not!!!
So lighten up!

Okay, back to Ferguson, who nearly steals the movie, what a woman. The baddie in the film was also quite good and really underplayed the character,
delivering a nuanced performance.

(I must stop now. I have a nasty headache)


SGG

NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Monday, August 3, 2015 5:52 AM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


I'm on board.

NOTIFY: N   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:32 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


If you've seen it, you know why I'm raving about Rebecca Ferguson. She's not only easy on the eyes, she kicks some serious ass in MI:V. Really a good movie for summer, or anytime for that matter.

Loved it from beginning to end.

I did a little research on her, she plays the White Queen, a BBC show that aired here in the States, but has been cancelled by our British cousins. Well, their loss, our gain. I want to see more of her. My guess: by the time this movie finishes it's summer run, we'll get to see more of Ms. Ferguson. She held more than her own opposite Tom.

Keep your eye out for Man from U.N.C.L.E. for another Femme Fatale Alicia Vikander, another knockout Swede who was in Ex Machina. What do they feed the girls over there?


SGG


Quote:

Originally posted by AURaptor:
I'm on board.


NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:21 PM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


I've not seen it yet. But I've oddly become a sort of a fan of Tom Cruise and the whole MI franchise in general. Maybe it's seeing Jeremy Renner more. Or Simon Pegg.

Oh yeah, and the smokin' hot babes... that's never not a great thing.

Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen

I'm just a red pill guy in a room full of blue pill addicts.

" AU, that was great, LOL!! " - Chrisisall

NOTIFY: N   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:29 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


I enjoyed it. Agree about Rebecca.
Dickhead extraordinaire Baldwin was obviously forced upon them, but at least he didn't need to pretend to act - he just seemed to play himself.

And the story didn't even seem unbelievable.

NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Thursday, August 6, 2015 2:45 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


Rappy, you will not be disappointed by going to see this flick, it's Ghost Protocol but with a better ending. I rate this one above MI:GP..........I even think that Ferguson's Ilsa would beat Patton's Jane in a knock-down, drag-out brawl......that would be awesome. I'm going to give Tom a call and tell him to make that happen. TC has more than made up for the few bumps in the road with a great summer popcorn movie.

But in the category 'smoking hot babe' Tom picked a good one in Ferguson, she's all that and then some. The woman can act. You'll see!


SGG


Quote:

Originally posted by AURaptor:
I've not seen it yet. But I've oddly become a sort of a fan of Tom Cruise and the whole MI franchise in general. Maybe it's seeing Jeremy Renner more. Or Simon Pegg.

Oh yeah, and the smokin' hot babes... that's never not a great thing.

Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen

I'm just a red pill guy in a room full of blue pill addicts.

" AU, that was great, LOL!! " - Chrisisall


NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Thursday, August 6, 2015 2:51 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


I was not at all impressed by Baldwin in this one. Everyone else was solid, and it was nice to see Ving Rhames back. He's one of those few guys in movies that looks like he could just demolish you (and he knows it) but instead chooses to spare your life. Great character actor.

Actually I wasn't much impressed with that little government hearing scene. I could've done without it. Luckily for us the focus is on Ilsa and Ethan playing spy. Well done!


SGG


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
I enjoyed it. Agree about Rebecca.
Dickhead extraordinaire Baldwin was obviously forced upon them, but at least he didn't need to pretend to act - he just seemed to play himself.

And the story didn't even seem unbelievable.


NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

YOUR OPTIONS

NEW POSTS TODAY

USERPOST DATE

OTHER TOPICS

DISCUSSIONS
STAR WARS Episode 9: The Final Abortion
Wed, January 29, 2020 09:28 - 166 posts
Did we really need a Cats movie in 2019?
Tue, January 28, 2020 20:40 - 10 posts
Joker
Wed, January 15, 2020 18:25 - 100 posts
What Are Your Must-See Films For 2019?
Sun, January 12, 2020 21:38 - 162 posts
Your Best Films Seen For 2019?
Sun, January 12, 2020 15:48 - 18 posts
STAR WARS IX: The Rise of Skywalker
Sun, January 12, 2020 14:40 - 39 posts
What Are Your Must-See Films For 2020?
Tue, January 7, 2020 21:25 - 2 posts
What Were The Best Films You Saw In 2019?
Tue, January 7, 2020 21:24 - 2 posts
Jumanji: The Next Level
Sat, January 4, 2020 15:31 - 7 posts
Richard Jewell
Thu, January 2, 2020 17:33 - 1 posts
Daisy Ridley Attacked by SJW Idiots
Wed, December 25, 2019 23:21 - 37 posts
Science Fiction Films Which Do Not Cause Siezures.
Tue, December 24, 2019 13:20 - 7 posts

FFF.NET SOCIAL