Blood in the water = money in the bank.
Occasionally a reviewer has no choice but to dismount from his high horse, set aside minor considerations such as intelligence and good taste, and evaluate a film strictly on the basis of whether or not it delivers to its targeted audience.
Plausibility is the first victim in this sci-fi procedural.
In Surrogates it is 2017 and, in the America the film shows at least, society is publicly populated by surrogates ('suris"), remotely controlled robot bodies that are invariably stronger and more aesthetically pleasing than the grey, flabby...
Fourth franchise film benefits from new blood.
Subtlety and restraint are not words one normally associates with the fourth entry of a Hollywood action franchise but in the case of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, they are entirely appropriate. Expectedly, this breathless white-knuckler...