“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” opens wide this Wednesday, but opened on IMAX screens across the country Friday night. Starring Tom Cruise as IMF agent Ethan Hunt, it’s the story of an espionage team who are set up as the culprits in a terrorist attack they didn’t commit, and subsequently disavowed by their agency and their government. Yet due to their proximity to the events at hand, they wind up privy to knowledge that could stop the real culprits, and prevent nuclear war.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is a hyper-charged action film with a surprising amount of humor.
This year, the start of the Holiday Movie season is November 18th. That’s NEXT weekend already folks!! That’s when Hollywood releases “Happy Feet Two” and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1”, two movies with valid expectations of large takes at the gate. The start of the second blockbuster season of the year!
Here are the movies coming up this Holiday Season that I’m most excited for. Check out Wednesday, December 21st! “The Adventures of Tintin”, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”, and “Mission Impossible, Ghost Protocol”! That’s going to be a busy day!
Premiering this weekend on Cinemax was 2010’s action comedy, “Knight and Day”, starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz.
Cruise stars as a secret operative who has gone rogue for the sake of protecting an innovative new source of energy and its inventor. Diaz is the single woman he “runs into” at the airport in order to plant something on her and bypass security.
On the nearly empty flight they board, Cruise and Diaz flirt, and sparks obviously fly. However, when Diaz has to excuse herself to go to the restroom, Cruise is attacked by essentially every other person on the plane, including the pilots. Cruise takes all of them out and crash lands the plane in a cornfield. Once they’ve debarked safely, Cruise informs Diaz that her life will be in danger now. He drugs her and returns her safely home, but keeps an eye on her.
When the assassins he predicted do indeed show up to eliminate her, the hijinks ensue.