Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
2015 action sequel
Rating: 14/20 (Dylan: 8/20)
Plot: Ethan Hunt, part of the disgraced and currently defunct IMF, tries to singlehandedly take down a terrorist organization known as the Syndicate.
You already saw the two best stunts in the previews of this, and the amazing, vertigo-inducing airplane sequence on the poster up there takes place during the film's first five minutes, actually before the credits. There's a tense underwater moment and a fantastic chase scene with motorcycles, but this doesn't build to any big action sequence like the last Mission Impossible movie did. It's a fast-paced action movie, and Cruise and his friends are still likable enough. Newcomer to the franchise Ilsa Faust (played by Rebecca Ferguson) has fantastic legs. Our bad guys aren't all that interesting, but this does feel like a chess game at times, and that might be where this franchise is at its best.