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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Tom Cruise
Paula Patton
Simon Pegg
Jeremy Renner
Josh Holloway
Lea Seydoux
Michael Nyqvist
Tom Wilkinson
Directors
Brad Bird
Screenwriters
Running Time
133 minutes

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Plot
After an incursion into the Kremlin goes explosively awry, secret spy force IMF is shut down and its agents disavowed. Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his small band of allies have mere days to prevent wily terrorist Hendricks (Nyqvist) from unleashing nuclear winter on America’s West Coast.


Verdict
Still not an essential series like Bourne or Bond, but this entry has a refreshingly light touch and some of the best action of 2011. See it at an IMAX for optimal vertigo-inducing effect.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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