Zach gives his picks for the Top 10 Best Movies of 2018, a year dominated again by superheroes but also great sequels to long-running franchises and even a few original ideas.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk Iron Fist Season 2, grown-up Dora the Explorer, Tom Cruise as Hal Jordan, the various evil Bourne organizations, Infinity War, Happy Death Day, The Meg, MASK and more.
The sixth entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise is the first direct sequel of the series, picking up on the events of Rogue Nation as Ethan Hunt and the IMF team try and recover a trio of stolen plutonium orbs that will be used in a series of devastating attacks if not gotten back in time.
Mission Impossible: Fallout had the biggest opening of the MI franchise and the second biggest opening for star Tom Cruise while Teen Titans Go! underperformed in their big screen debut.
July 2018 closes out with possibly the best Mission: Impossible movie ever and an extremely well recieved jump of the Teen Titans Go! team to the big screen.
US Army Sergeant and roguish treasure hunting thief Nick Morton accidentally uncovers the tomb/prison of the evil Princess Ahmanet and has to team up with archaeologist Jenny Halsey to stop her from regaining her power and destroying the world.
Another track from the insane MI2 soundtrack album, Metallica contributed “I Disappear”, which has a music video where the band interprets famous scenes from movies like North by Northwest and Die Hard while also playing on same cliff that Tom Cruise climbs in the beginning of the movie.
The Rock, Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington are all here this month with big action blockbusters, there’s horror from The Purge and Unfriended, a light MCU adventure from Ant-Man and The Wasp and more.
After a mission goes bad, one of IMF’s most dangerous foes escapes and threatens the world with stolen nuclear material while the CIA hunts down Ethan Hunt and his team for going against orders yet again in this summer’s Mission: Impossible: Fallout.
The IMF team is back and, once again, seemingly up against their own government and new villains as a mission goes bad in Berlin that results in a large amount of plutonium to go missing and Ethan on the wrong side of the CIA.