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  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Aug, 2015

    Simply amazing. Last year, I said Cruise was getting too old for action and go back to drama. Cruise has proved me wrong. From the opening scene with the jet to the intense ending, Rogue Nation is the best in the series, the best movie of the year (so far) and one of the best of Cruise's career.

    McQuarrie gets better with each film. Stylistically, he can be repetitive (see car chase in Jack Reacher and Rogue Nation). However, his…

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★ Added

    Probably one of the best acted of the Marvel films. I couldn't tell you what it's about other than Hawkeye has a family, Black Widow has the hots for Hulk, plus the Olson triplet and the lesser of two Quicksilvers. Sometimes bigger is not better. It's messier, cumbersome and hard to follow. where as the first Avengers was a culmination of Phase 1, Age of Ultron feels like a dismantling of Phase 2. One thing that Ultron gets right is the tour de force that is Scarlett Johannson.