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Tom Cruise returns for his seventh outing as IMF (Impossible Mission Force) member Ethan Hunt. He’s always been a rogue agent doing what he needs to do to get the job done. In Dead Reckoning Part 1, it’s no different. Hunt must do things his way to accomplish the impossible mission.
What is Ethan Hunt’s mission in Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part 1? He’s been tasked with hunting down a terrifying and deadly new weapon. This weapon, The Entity, is scary, especially in our world. It’s a sentient AI system that doesn’t want to be shut down.
The Entity has infiltrated banks and defense systems globally.
Could you imagine if AI began to behave like this in our world? ChatGPT going into banking systems, Claude accessing military records, or Bing AI creating deep fake images of you or your loved ones. Or worse… Read more...
Pam and I were planning on seeing the new Tom Cruise movie Mission Impossible: Fallout this past weekend with our Moviepass accounts. However, due to the recent troubles Moviepass has faced, the movie we’d desired to see was blocked out from our account. This meant we had to choose another movie this weekend.
That movie was the DC Comics animated movie Teen Titans Go! To The Movies. Teen Titans Go! To The Movies brings the most recent Teen Titans cartoon to the big screen. This series is not as serious as the previous Teen Titans cartoon or the upcoming R-Rated Teen Titans live-action streaming series on the DC Universe streaming service.
Instead of being serious or dark, Teen Titans Go! plays up the sidekick superheroes as immature, childish, and selfish. This made for a fun time at the theater. Teen Titans Go! To The Movies also provided many leadership lessons. In this week’s Reel Leadership, we’re going to look at the leadership lessons from Teen Titans Go! To The Movies. Read more...
Tom Cruise took over the reigns as the leading character in the new The Mummy movie. Universal Studios is rebooting multiple monster movie franchises to create a Dark Universe. The Dark Universe is expected to include Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Bride Of Frankenstein, Dracula, Creature Of The Black Lagoon, and The Invisible Man. We’ll get to more of the Dark Universe later. For now, I’ll focus on The Mummy.
The Mummy revolves around Tom Cruise’s Nick Morton, a military man who is also stealing artifacts from various archaeological sites. Everything goes sideways after he and his partner Jake Johnson’s Chris Vail stumble upon insurgents destroying ancient artifacts. Vail has to call in an airstrike which uncovers the hidden burial site of an ancient evil, Ahmanet.
Ahmanet killed her father, his wife, and their newborn son to prevent her brother from taking over the throne. She was thirsty for power and would do anything to retain the power she believed was her right. Read more...
Dun dun dada. Dun dun dada. Dun dun dada. Dun dun dada. Dun dun dada. Dun dun dada doo de doo doo de doo doo de doo doo do.
Almost instantly when you hear the Dun dun dada of the Mission Impossible theme song, you know what’s coming…
Action. Intrigue. Thrills.
Mission Impossible 5: Rogue Nation released this past weekend. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, and more, the movie looked promising.
The big name actors in MI:5 tend to deliver. And, once again, they did.
The new Mission Impossible movie delivered in every way possible, including leadership lessons.
WARNING: Mission Impossible 5 spoilers ahead
Leadership Lessons From Mission Impossible 5: Rogue Nation
1. Record Shop Girl/IMF Agent –
I’ve heard the stories. They can’t all be true. Read more...