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Movie review: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Saw this in a repertory theatre just before it came out on DVD.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol poster***½ Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (December 2011) – Theatre

Tom Cruise. The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ethan Hunt and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization’s name.

She says: A better plot than most action movies have, one that actually makes a certain amount of sense and isn’t just an excuse to get from one action scene to another. And the action scenes are great (and I often end up bored by them). That climb up the building was especially compelling.

He says: Wow, that was exhausting. I’m not used to these kinds of movies anymore. (Good for an action movie, though.)