I'm running on four hours sleep, and a large amount of food today, so I was dropping lid pretty hard during this, until I got a couple pop tarts and a bottle of water so I could soldier through the film. This got me contemplating regarding Ethan Hunt's diet and sleep schedule. Everything is so frantic in his life that I feel like he'd never get any sleep, and that he's so busy that he'd probably just be eating gas station food...but you don't get holding your breath for three minutes fit by being like that.
Things I would do differently.
1. Remove the food from the freezer where they put the bodies.
2. Build the wall out of something stronger than cardboard.
3. Close and seriously board up the doors behind the built wall.
4. Seduce Francine away from Flyboy.
5. Take all the guns out of the gun store.
6. Never take off the fur coat.
7. Eat a whole ton of cheese.
I'm a dick. I've suspected as much over the past few months, and tonight I officially recognized this fact about myself. In the five minutes after this movie was over, I was able to piss someone I saw this with off so much that they just stopped talking to me all together. This is entirely because I called them on their negative comments about the film. I'm specifically using the wording "negative comments" as I feel criticisms denotes something valid,…