WASHINGTON (AP) — An agreement allowing American involvement in China's civilian atomic industry is set to be renewed for 30 years despite some stiff criticism from lawmakers over the Asian nation's record on nuclear proliferation. A...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) National Review‘s Jay Nordlinger wins the Internet for today with this great question: Idle question: If the Norwegian Nobel Committee gives John Kerry the peace prize for the Iran deal, and Iran goes nuclear, will he...Show More Summary
As longtime readers may remember, Ted Cruz and I are old, dear friends. We met on the 2000 George W. Bush campaign. I had taken a six-week leave of absence from National Review ; Ted was a domestic-policy adviser. We “bonded,” to use an Oprah-esque word. Show More Summary
A late summer treat has arrived in the form of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, the latest film in the spy film series that seems to be getting better with age. Indeed, each chapter of the Mission: Impossible franchise seems to refine what’s come before, building one on top of the other by taking away […]
Looks like Tom Cruise finally has another hit on his hands. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation has gotten good reviews and just delivered the actor's biggest opening weekend in some years. That should come as welcome news to Cruise, whose last few films been financially disappointing, at least in the... More »
Typically, the longer a movie franchise goes the worse the series gets. I think this accounts for the rise of the trilogy as a cultural powerhouse over the last decade. Somewhere along the line, the studios figured out that the law of...Show More Summary
Here's the opening to my review of the latest installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Rogue Nation. What is it, do you suppose, that Ethan Hunt — the protagonist played by Tom Cruise in the “Mission: Impossible” franchiseShow More Summary
Mick LaSalle is joined by San Francisco Chronicle Art and Entertainment editor Leba Hertz as he reviews THE LEOO BRICKUMENTARY, SAMBA, VACATION and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE–ROGUE NATION.
The first time we see Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation he's running. Of course, he's running. The only activity the physically impressive actor does in this franchise more than run is perform insane, death-defying stunts. Show More Summary
I went into Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation with the expectation that I’d enjoy it, but no expectation of loving it. But love it I did. This is the fifth Mission: Impossible film, and while you’ll love the nods to the previous movies if you’ve seen them, if you haven’t, you can still walk into this movie cold and be caught up and entertained.
This week at the multiplex, we've got spies under siege ("Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation," starring Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson) and hapless road-trippers ("Vacation," starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate). Find out what the critics have to say on Rotten Tomatoes.
Saving the world—and a dark and bloated summer movie season—at the last possible second. mpaa rating:PG-13 (For sequences of action and violence, and brief partial nudity.) Genre:Action Directed By: Christopher McQuarrie Cast: Tom Cruise,...Show More Summary
Times critics on "Listen to Me Marlon," "The End of the Tour" and "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation."
The Atlanta rappers finally go legit.
Much like the Foo Fighters, it's not the best ever, but I'll be damned if it isn't the best right now.
We discuss reactions to Microsoft's new operating system, GameSpot's Sarah Lynch explains the tech situation in the new "Mission Impossible" movie and more.
Fifth time's the charm as this exceptionally well-made movie takes the series to the next level. Read more...
The New York federal judge who will review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension over the "Deflategate" scandal on Thursday ordered the National Football League and its players union to begin settlement talks.
Despite the shortcomings of the plot, 'Rogue Nation' is a summer blockbuster that delivers the popcorn goods.
"National Lampoon's Vacation" is a very funny movie that spawned three theatrical sequels. Whether or not 2015's more simply titled "Vacation" does or not remains to be seen. But what is does do is provide audiences with what I think is the funniest movie of the summer, besting recent knee slappers, such as "Trainwreck" and "Spy". Show More Summary