Sequel Bits: ‘Edge of Tomorrow 2’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Frozen 2’, ‘How To Train Your Dragon 3’, ‘Annabelle 3’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Christopher McQuarrie offers an update on Edge of Tomorrow 2. Christopher McQuarrie also says a Mission: Impossible spin-off about Isla Faust is unlikely. Kristen Bell helped shape her character’s story in Frozen 2. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is now opening a week early. Mckenna Grace joins the cast of Annabelle […]

Georgia says switching back to all-paper voting is logistically impossible

Enlarge / A stack of voter access cards sit on a table at a polling location during the Georgia primary runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A group of activists in Georgia has gone to court with a simple request to election officials: in the […]

Examining, Beat by Beat, Why the Climax of ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Works So Well

Mission: Impossible – Fallout has been hailed as an instant all-time action classic. Its story moves forwards with relentless determination, while Christopher McQuarrie’s direction and Tom Cruise’s apparent death wish provide jaw-dropping stunt spectacle. It’s edited to near-perfection, constantly escalating the stakes until it hits a climax that’s nail-biting even despite concluding with a hackneyed […]

PETA roasts Impossible Burger for rat tests, suggests patties cause cancer

Enlarge / The impossible burger (credit: Impossible Foods) The oft controversial animal-rights group PETA has beef with the ostensibly animal-friendly Impossible Burger. PETA, short for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is fired up over the fact that the vegetarian burger’s maker, Impossible Foods, tested the safety of its faux patty on animals. Impossible […]

Red Light! Green Light! Mondo Announces ‘Mission: Impossible’ Vinyl Soundtrack Release

You mission, should you choose to accept it…I wonder, did you ever choose not to? Well, when it comes to new vinyl soundtrack releases from Mondo, the answer is no, especially when it comes to Mission: Impossible. Mondo has announced a vinyl release for the original Mission: Impossible score composed by Danny Elfman for the […]

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Director Christopher McQuarrie Breaks Down the HALO Jump Sequence

“A man with no fear” is how Mission: Impossible 2 director John Woo describes Tom Cruise, who laughs in the face of death with each Mission: Impossible sequel. Cruise has hung off an airplane, jumped around the Burj Khalifa, held his breath for six minutes, and flown jets and planes, all in the name of entertainment. The Evil Knievel of the big […]

The Morning Watch: Tom Cruise Edition – ‘Mission: Impossible’ Scene Breakdown, Near-Death Stunts & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, it’s all about Tom Cruise with a breakdown […]

Mission Impossible 6 Fallout box office opening biggest of series with how many MILLIONS?

It’s the sixth film in the series arriving 22 years after the original and is only going from strength to strength. Mission: Impossible – Fallout already has the best critical reception of the franchise with 98% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and now has the biggest box office opening. Back in 2000, Mission: Impossible 2 […]

Mission Impossible 6 ending EXPLAINED: Is this the END for Ethan Hunt? What did Ilsa say?

It looks like Cruise has managed the (mission) impossible. Rather than running out of steam, MIS Fallout is being widely heraded as the best movie yet in the franchise. The hugely complicated but gripping plot is the first to properly pull together elements from the previous movies, but does the ending mean that the series […]