Ocean’s Eight

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I must have the sun.” Ocean’s Eight, released in 2018 Debbie Ocean, Danny’s sister, while in prison plans a heist. When she gets out she puts together a team of eight to pull it off. During the annual Met Gala they will steal priceless diamonds off the neck of a famous actress. One of […]

Mission: Impossible

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are all the movies in this series, which stars Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. I’ve seen the first 5 more than once. Mission: Impossible 1996 -> 4.5/5 Mission: Impossible II 2000 -> 3.5/5 Mission: Impossible III 2006 -> 5/5 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 2011 -> 5/5 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 2015 -> […]

Mission: Impossible — Fallout

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{5/5} “Why is he running in circles?” Mission: Impossible — Fallout, released in 2018 A group remaining from the Syndicate calling themselves “The Apostles” is planning a nuclear attack. Ethan Hunt gets his hands on the plutonium they were going to use but he saves Luther’s life instead of hanging onto it. Because the CIA […]

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation

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{5/5} “Are you OK to drive? A minute ago you were dead.” Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, released in 2015 Ethan Hunt has been pursuing a terrorist organization known as the Syndicate. But the Syndicate has discovered his identity. Meanwhile, the IMF is dissolved and the head of the CIA is after Hunt and doesn’t […]

In Plain Sight

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} In Plain Sight, aired in 2016 In the 1950s in a small town in Scotland the residents are shocked to find that women are being murdered. A serial killer is on the loose, and Detective William Muncie knows who it is. It’s Peter Manuel, who has previously been in prison for robbery. Muncie is unable […]

Jack Ryan (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “They’re all bad guys, buddy. Nice guys don’t know about smuggling refugees out of Turkey.” Jack Ryan season 1, aired in 2018 Jack Ryan is an analyst at the CIA who has identified someone who calls himself Suleiman who might be the next Osama bin Laden. He comes to this conclusion by following the money. His […]

Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol

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{5/5} “‘Easy way to remember: blue is glue.’ ‘And when it’s red?’ ‘Dead.’” Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, released in 2011 An IMF team breaks Ethan Hunt out of a Russian prison, but while they’re on their next mission part of the Kremlin is destroyed and the IMF is blamed. Ghost protocol is invoked, which […]

Elementary (season 6)

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{5/5} “It made me realize that grudges are pointless, and that people who hold them are petty and small minded. I am neither of those things.” Elementary season 6, aired in 2018 Sherlock finds out what’s been causing his memory loss and hallucinations — he’s suffering from post-concussion syndrome. His doctor is giving him a […]

Like Father

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{4.5/5} “Who here likes potato chips?” Like Father, released in 2018 Rachel was left at the altar when her fiance realized that she’d been on the phone with work immediately before coming down the aisle. She’s surprised to see her father at her non-wedding since she hasn’t seen him since she was 5 years old. […]

Blue Bloods (season 8)

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{4.5/5} “And one more bonus of the job. You can sit down with a president, a rock star, a famous athlete, and a cop. Whose stories does everyone want to hear?” Blue Bloods season 8, aired in 2017-18 The mayor has resigned and an interim one appointed — Frank’s not sure if she wants him […]