Tag: Tom Cruise

BR: Mummy, The (2017)

BR: Mummy, The (2017)

October 6, 2017 | By

When Stephen Sommers pitched to Universal’s studio brass his vision to reinvigorate their classic monsters into a new franchises, he hit gold with The Mummy (1999), a boisterous and blatant homage of sorts to Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) that benefited from high energy, broad humour, and the buddy-buddy pairing of a male and female leads…

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BR: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

BR: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

January 7, 2016 | By

Although the fifth Mission: Impossible entry still involves an organization intent on bringing down world order – in this case, a ‘rogue nation’ picking off international leaders until chaos resets the overreaching power of western governments to zero – it also dips into a familiar ploy that gives franchises new life…

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