Mission: Impossible

The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One • Member Bonus

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One • Member Bonus

July 13, 2023

We wrap up our conversations about Ethan Hunt and the Mission: Impossible franchise – at least until next summer – with a deep (and spoilery) discussion about Christopher McQuarrie’s new film Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. It’s a great new entry to the franchise, even if it doesn’t feel as strong as the past few films. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

June 22, 2023

We’re continuing our journey through the Mission: Impossible franchise, looking at the second of Christopher McQuarrie’s entries as director, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” from 2018. This time, he pits Ethan Hunt against Superman himself, Henry Cavill! How does it work? We love it. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

June 15, 2023

We’re entering McQuarrie territory as we continue our conversations about the Mission: Impossible franchise. In this episode, we chat about Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, how Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise really set the tone for the remaining films, and debate how this franchise is a rare one that just keeps getting better.

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

June 8, 2023

The M:I franchise shifts gears as we chat about Brad Bird’s 2011 film “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.” What changed? Why does this one work so well? How crazy are the stunts on the side of that building? And how great is it having Benji in the field? We love it and have a great chat about it. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible III

Mission: Impossible III

June 1, 2023

We’re back with Ethan Hunt, but this time he’s trying to take a break from the spy business and get married. Doesn’t go well though! But it does go well for the franchise and we’re here for it. Join us as we return to the franchise with our conversation looking at JJ Abrams’ 2006 film.

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible 2

Mission: Impossible 2

May 25, 2023

Tom Cruise is back for more crazy stunts! That’s right, we’re talking about John Woo’s 2000 film MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 2. Why does this film feel so different from the rest? It has elements that work, but it mostly doesn’t. Still, it allows for a great conversation. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Mission: Impossible • Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible

May 18, 2023

We kick off the final series of the season, looking at Tom Cruise’s and Paula Wagner’s first foray into producing. That’s right, we’re talking about Brian De Palma’s 1996 film MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE. As the film that kicks off the franchise, how does it hold up? Tune in!

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