Paula Patton

Aug 2 2013

2 Guns

Usually, studios leave August open for the movies that didn’t quite fit the rubric of the blockbuster summer movie, the easy moneymaker, the franchise film, or – as has proven to be popular with moviegoing audiences of late – the reboot. It’s here that they dump off projects that they didn’t want to compete against […]
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Dec 25 2011

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

(This review was originally published on December 25, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) The collaboration of director J.J. Abrams and Tom Cruise in 2006′s “Mission:Impossible III” marked a vast improvement over John Woo’s awkwardly trendy, over-stylized sequel six years prior. Also referred to as ‘Me:Too’, Woo’s crossover effort seemed self-indulgent for Cruise and unnaturally trigger-happy for the series, […]
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