Disguised as a foreign dignitary, top IMF agent Ethan Hunt slips into the embassy party completely unnoticed, his friends Mr. T, Finn, Abby Yates and Harry Potter trailing close behind him. This is so dumb. It’s perfect.
Virtual Toys, aka VTS, does not have the license to be making toys based on Mad Max, but their “Wasteland Ranger” figure sure looks like Tom Hardy. They’ve also made bootleg toys based on everything from The Division (“Darkzone Agent”) to Dredd (“Epoch Cop”).
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation starts off on another level. Literally. In the first scene of the film, Tom Cruise runs from the ground and flies through the sky on the side of an airplane. It’s the film’s way of screaming at the audience, “You are in for a fucking crazy ride.” And then, it delivers.
Tom Cruise is crazy. And not crazy in the jump on couches and shoot lightning bolts crazy but legitimately a crazy person because he has the boulders to do his own stunts. And not just stunts like playing hopscotch in a pond but stunts that get crazier and crazier with each Mission Impossible movie. Rock climbing,…