October 25, 2011


What do I know about Brad Bird‘s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol?  I know this: Tom Cruise really likes his hoodie.  That hoodie could be this movie’s MacGuffin.  The entire plot could revolve around getting Ethan Hunt a fasionable piece of outwear.  Yes, the official synopsis says the movie is about the IMF being disbanded and hunted down, but I think that hoodie is key.  It is the most important hoodie in the history of cinema.

Hit the jump to check out the poster.  The film also stars Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Josh Holloway, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Lea Seydoux, and Anil KapoorMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol opens in IMAX on December 16th and goes wide on December 21st.  If you see it in 70mm IMAX, you’ll also get see the prologue for The Dark Knight Rises.

Poster via Yahoo! Movies.


Here’s the official synopsis for Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol:

This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization’s name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this.

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