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


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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First episode impressions: ‘Terra Nova’ (TV review)

Just when the theoretical water cooler was starting to get lonely, along comes “Terra Nova” (7 p.m. Central Mondays on Fox) to make it a popular gathering spot again. (Metaphorically, of course; the actual water cooler at my workplace is tucked in a corner office and you have to pay to be part of the water club.) This is the best new show of the fall, easily, and there are many reasons why.

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