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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Movie Review: 'Mission Impossible–Ghost Protocol'

by Grady Smith Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol led the Friday box office with a strong $9.7 million, which should lead the action blockbuster to a $27 million weekend and roughly $60 million total earnings by Sunday night. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 12/24/2011 11:53:00 AM -08:00 )

'Mission: Impossible' Wins Friday Box Office With a Strong $9.7M
By Brent Lang & Joshua L. Weinstein at TheWrap Updated Saturday, 10 am PT "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" stayed on top of the box office Friday, pulling in an estimated $9.7 million. The Paramount/Skydance action movie has grossed about $42 more
Reuters ( 12/24/2011 10:15:31 AM -08:00 )

'Ghost Protocol' nabs $6.4 mil at BO: Internationally, 'Mission' has cumed $96
Paramount maintained its holiday BO lead, as "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" collected Thursday $6.4 million, bringing the pic's Stateside cume to $32.4 million. Internationally, "Mission" has cumed $96 million through Wednesday. Warner Bros. more
Chicago Tribune ( 12/23/2011 10:15:18 PM -08:00 )

'Mission: Impossible' brightens holiday box office
By Scott Bowles, USA TODAY The mission, which Tom Cruise chose to accept, was to give a shot in the arm to the box office and revitalize a franchise. AP Tom Cruise reprises his role as Ethan Hunt in "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. more
USA TODAY ( 12/23/2011 5:02:55 PM -08:00 )

Mission: Impossible? Tom Cruise Is Back, Topping Thursday BO With $6.4M Haul
By Brent Lang at TheWrap The Tom Cruise career resuscitation is in full force. After testing fan loyalty with couch-jumping antics and tired film vehicles like "Knight and Day," audiences are flocking to accept Cruise's latest mission. more
Reuters ( 12/23/2011 12:25:50 PM -08:00 )

Cruise's sandstorm chase to stay in reel life
CruiseBy Aftab Kazmi, Bureau Chief Al Ain: It seems the weather was truly impossible, In Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, that is. It is so impossible that the Met man is flummoxed. A shot in the movie shows a storm engulfing the Dubai International more ( 12/23/2011 11:05:28 AM -08:00 )

'Mission Impossible' gadgets actually quite possible
Ever since it launched as a TV series in 1966, the allure of “Mission Impossible” has been its entertaining combustion of cunning and pyrotechnics. With the explosion of “MI” onto the big screen as a Tom Cruise star vehicle, the technical more
Washington Post ( 12/23/2011 9:19:18 AM -08:00 )

Cruise again on a ghostly mission
Tom Cruise works his way up Dubai's Burj Khalifa in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Source: Supplied THERE'S a "wow" moment in every one of the four feature films based on Bruce Geller's vintage television series, and in the latest, more
The Australian ( 12/23/2011 5:12:02 AM -08:00 )

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol: film review
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol: film reviewby David Edwards 23/12/2011 The signs were never particularly good. The last Mission: Impossible movie was the series' lowest grossing while the franchise's lead is Tom Cruise – perhaps Hollywood's least-loved star. But write off the sofa-jumping more ( 12/23/2011 2:41:26 AM -08:00 )

Mission: Impossible 4 - Ghost Protocol, review
Mission: Impossible 4 - Ghost Protocol, reviewTom Cruise rises to the challenge in the latest 'Mission: Impossible' caper, a fast-paced, gravity-defying thrill ride. By Tim Robey Tom Cruise is out to prove something. When is he not? Of all modern movie stars, he may be the one most eager for more ( 12/23/2011 2:30:43 AM -08:00 )

'Mission: Impossible' lights up early holiday BO: Paramount pic grosses $8.6
"Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" easily is the early BO leader this Christmas weekend, having collected $8.6 million on Wednesday for a domestic cume of $25.7 million. Paramount launched the film last weekend exclusively at large-screen houses. more
Chicago Tribune ( 12/22/2011 10:15:58 PM -08:00 )

Mission Accomplished
Mission AccomplishedBy ALEX ZANE AFTER a solid third instalment, but one that failed to ignite the box office, the number from the title has been cunningly dropped. Ghost Protocol is when the entire staff of the IMF (Impossible Mission Force) are considered public enemy more
The Sun ( 12/22/2011 5:28:08 PM -08:00 )

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Mission: Impossible – Ghost ProtocolDirected by Brad Bird. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Léa Seydoux, Tom Wilkinson, Ving Rhames 12A cert, general release, 132 min WE'VE BECOME accustomed to seeing Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt more
Irish Times ( 12/22/2011 4:14:14 PM -08:00 )

CINEMA: Suspense all the way
By BIBI NURSHUHADA RAMLI NOTHING'S impossible for Impossible Missions Force agent Ethan Hunt. After being blamed for a terrorist bombing, he is disavowed and his agency is shut down. To clear the agency's name, Ethan (Tom Cruise) must go on yet another more
New Straits Times ( 12/22/2011 4:01:18 PM -08:00 )

Tom Cruises Dodges Question on More Children, Says Suri is a 'Sweetheart'
Hollyscoop caught up With Tom Cruise at the Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol Premiere where he talked about his new film, his daughter Suri Cruise and more. more
HollyscoopTV ( 12/22/2011 3:18:48 PM -08:00 )

Box office update: 'Mission: Impossible' 4 climbs to No. 1 on Wednesday
by Adam B. Vary After a highly lucrative advance run almost exclusively in IMAX theaters, Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol formally debuted wide on Wednesday, and leapt to the top of the box office with $8.6 million (including $2 mil from Tuesday more
Entertainment Weekly (blog) ( 12/22/2011 2:32:49 PM -08:00 )

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – review
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – reviewCinema's most respectable hoodie Tom Cruise is back, slouching moodily out of the poster for the latest enjoyable Mission Impossible caper, directed by Brad "Incredibles" Bird. He is Ethan Hunt, leader of the International Missions Force or IMF – wiry, more
The Guardian ( 12/22/2011 2:08:31 PM -08:00 )

'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol': A sleight-of-hand thriller
By Owen Gleiberman, ( -- You've seen it a hundred times, in any thriller that finds the hero perched on a ledge or on the edge of a building's rooftop. The camera moves up and tilts downward, in a smooth unbroken shot, so that we can all more
CNN ( 12/22/2011 1:15:16 PM -08:00 )

Zaki's Review: Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol
As I alluded to last week, I got off to a bit of a rocky start with the Mission: Impossible movie series, with my initial outrage at how the first film in 1996 blowtorched the legacy of the TV show whose name it appropriated turning to apathy at how more
Huffington Post ( 12/22/2011 1:00:57 PM -08:00 )

Movie Projector: 'Mission: Impossible' sequel to rule Christmas
Moviegoers will have a handful of new films to choose from this Christmas, but none will likely reach the heights of Tom Cruise's latest "Mission: Impossible" sequel. The fourth installment in Paramount Pictures' action franchise, "Ghost Protocol" more
Los Angeles Times ( 12/22/2011 12:23:49 PM -08:00 )