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RECAP: V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta (2006): James McTeigue

Remember, remember, the fifth of November.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: In an authoritarian England, a masked man known only as V attacks the government and asks the nation to help him, in a year’s time, to make the Fifth of November one England will never forget.  Continue Reading

RECAP: Hanna

Hanna (2011): Joe Wright

From the director of Atonement comes Hanna , a movie about a child who can kill you eight ways from Sunday. Get ready for Joe Wright and The Chemical Brothers to bring you the best-scored action movie of the decade.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: A girl raised alone in the subarctic wilderness returns to European civilization the target of a vengeful CIA agent.  Continue Reading

RECAP: Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation

Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation (2015): Christopher McQuarrie

Have you ever wondered, does the Impossible Missions Force work missions deemed possible? Or are they just hanging out, working out, playing cards, and such, for years at a time, between impossible missions? The fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible series sort of answers these questions. But can anyone answer this question: why did the original show give the IMF the same acronym as the International Monetary Fund?

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: Ethan Hunt, disavowed by the U.S. government, goes rogue to destroy a shadow group called The Syndicate. Continue Reading