Mission Impossible II – Classical John Woo over the top action feast. Not a good Mission Impossible movie.

This is a decent enough mindless action movie with a lot of over the top action but it is not really a Mission Impossible movie. The movie starts of reasonably well being somewhat intelligent with a bit of Mission Impossible feel to it. It is actually almost a bit slow at times. However, for the second half of the movie it really degrades into a classical John Woo, over the top, action feast with all pretense of intelligence and any true Mission Impossible feel gone. John Woo is not the right person to make a Mission Impossible movie. Continue reading Mission Impossible II – Classical John Woo over the top action feast. Not a good Mission Impossible movie.

Mission Impossible I – I liked it better now than when I watched it the first time.

When I first saw this movie I did not like it at all. My main gripe with the movie was (and is) that it did not feel like a Mission Impossible movie. Now when I watched it for the second time with my son I actually liked it a lot more. I still think it is sad that the script writers felt they had to introduce all these chock elements but trying to look past those this is a pretty good movie. Continue reading Mission Impossible I – I liked it better now than when I watched it the first time.