Some say this is the weakest entry in the Mission: Impossible series. And while these movies (unlike the TV show it’s based on) have always been more about Tom Cruise than about the team, M:I 2 probably focused more on Ethan Hunt—less on the team dynamics, less on teamwork—more than did the other movies. Of course, there’s Ving Rhames but here, the team does the TEAM, and Hunt does the WORK.
Some may have complained about the overly simple plot: ex-IMF agent in possession of a deadly virus; Ethan Hunt needs to stop him, retrieve it. Well, you don’t really go see M:I 2 for the plot. You see it for John Woo’s trademark action bits: the balletic execution, the glorious slow mo’s, the doves Continue reading “Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)”