Extremely by-the-numbers but the action scenes aren't bad
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
For whatever reason I went in under the impression that he dies at the end—everything in and surrounding* the movie seemed like it was pointing toward that, the friend I went with even said he thought that was where it was going—but I have to say I'm very happy he didn't. Many people have, I think correctly, looked at this movie as a reckoning with both Tom Cruise's career and this type of blockbuster, but I admire the decision to…