Three TV shows and three movies to see, and what else we can expect in 2021 (Commentary)

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021 will be a hugely transitional year for television and cinema as they react to our new post-pandemic habits. It could also be hugely entertaining year for audiences, as we get all those delayed 2020 releases plus some new ones. Here are my picks for three TV shows and three movies to see this year, plus a rundown of other big series and films:

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‘M:I’ flashback: McQuarrie totally finds his groove in bravura actioner ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ (2018) (Movie review)

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ay is the month of “M:I,” as we look back at the six “Mission: Impossible” films from May 2-10. Next up is the sixth entry, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” (2018):

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‘M:I’ flashback: Saga reaches spectacular new heights with ‘Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol’ (2011) (Movie review)

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ay is the month of “M:I,” as we look back at the six “Mission: Impossible” films from May 2-10. Next up is the fourth entry, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (2011):

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All 6 ‘Mission: Impossible’ films, ranked (Movie commentary)

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n honor of “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” hitting home rental this week, I thought I’d do a ranking of all six “M:I” movies in which Tom Cruise plays Agent Ethan Hunt.  As an action movie junkie, my views may differ from the typical critical rankings. Cruise does almost all of his own stunts, and they are just as much the star of the show as he is, so I’ve included a nod to the best action sequence in each film.

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