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‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ – Still Cruising After all this Time?

  At this point in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchise, has the movie-going public finally realized that it has taken star Tom Cruise, and his alter ego Ethan Hunt, for granted after all these years?  Public opinion has now shifted from ‘wow, that crazy, couch-jumping Tom Cruise is a middle-aged show-off’ to ‘wow, this 56-year-old (?!!) star… Continue reading ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ – Still Cruising After all this Time?

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‘Life’ – A Thriller in the ‘Alien’ Vein or Just a Series of Bad Decisions?

‘Life,’ the recent thriller in theaters now, is meant to be a heady shocker about very capable people dealing with the first indisputable proof of life on Mars.  What it ends up being is a film that looks great, is populated by recognizable actors, yet is in service to a plot driven by some very poor… Continue reading ‘Life’ – A Thriller in the ‘Alien’ Vein or Just a Series of Bad Decisions?