Bylines at Fangoria, IGN, RogerEbert.com, etc.
The mythology is fun—Grace, Gabriel, cruciform keys, martyrs. But what struck me on this first viewing of Dead Reckoning, Part One were the postmodern touches. We in the audience, perhaps increasingly intelligent but certainly more jaded, are not unlike the Entity. We see all the possibilities. Gabriel (or Christopher McQuarrie) is tasked with pleasing that cold, distant, inscrutable master in a reality where the Ethan Hunts of the world are in short supply. Good people are scared; the truth is…