Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Remember the first Mission Impossible movie?  A confusing mess of a plot involving double and triple crosses, some cool action set pieces, and Tom Cruise RUNNING.  Seriously, dude looks good running.  We’re now on film number four in this franchise and the plot line stays pretty much the same.  The setting around it though, hoo boy.  I hate to use the phrase “ACTION BLOCKBUSTER!” but watching Ghost Protocol it might as well have preceded every scene in huge block letters.  I’m not saying this is a bad thing, but for better or worse, the film has become a bit less cerebral and much more eye candy.  It’s a spectacle to behold, just don’t think it about it too much.

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