Doing the Impossible

Mission Impossible is reaching the point where it’s actually doing the impossible. It is debatable if they are getting better with each new iteration. It isn’t debatable that they have all been good movies. Mission Impossible just may be the grandfather of a rapidly more popular genre. Ridiculous movies that put forth a great amount of effort in maintaining a poker face. The key is not taking that ridiculous-ness for granted. These films still manage to fill themselves with enough suspense and tension to make that fun feeling you get watching it an emotional payoff. Mission Impossible sees the return of Tom Cruise’s super agent Ethan Hunt. Ethan is in pursue of a spy network called The Syndicate: an international crime organization that is inciting chaos and violence for reasons that remain unclear.

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