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‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’ Review: Starring Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson & Simon Pegg

Posted on February 27th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Almost 20 years since the first Mission: Impossible film debuted in 1996, Tom Cruise is back in this fifth installment of the franchise and has re-teamed up with director/writer Christopher McQuarrie (2013’s Jack Reacher). A total throwback to Brian De Palma’s original film, bigger stunts and action scenes than ever before and a female supporting […]

‘Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol’ Review: Cruise at his finest

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Tom Cruise at his finest! Brad Bird certainly knows how to direct an action film and Cruise knows how to star in one. A perfect mixture of suspense, thrills, mystery and stunts! Cruise, Pegg and Patton all have great chemistry and work well together. Jeremy Renner is a little out of place in this film […]

‘Rock of Ages’ Review: The Talented Tom Cruise

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

In some cases Broadway musicals just don’t work on the big screen. In 2005, director Chris Columbus’ Rent didn’t tie the story together, but rather showed us several different sequences of actors running around and singing. That same year, we saw Andrew Lloyd Weber’s masterpiece The Phantom of the Opera, starring an awkward Gerard Butler […]

‘Oblivion’ Review: Kosinski’s Sci-Fi Spectacle Leaves Questions, Confusion

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Oblivion may leave a lot of viewers confused, but one thing’s for sure about director Joseph Kosinski’s (TRON: Legacy) newest sci-fi film: Tom Cruise is stellar. A sci-fi thriller should leave questions unanswered and up for speculation, that just comes with the genre; but if you’re questioning the plot for half of the film, the […]

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