Film of the Day: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

Rogue Nation
Tom Cruise plays with fire in this stunt-studded spectacle, it is classic Mission: Impossible. Photo: Paramount

For this fifth instalment, the stakes are raised by the invisible threat of the Syndicate, a group of powerful agents aiming to bring about revolution in the world through acts of terrorism. The agents are forced to go underground as the Syndicate-infiltrated government disbands the IMF. 

Starring Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn, and Ving Rhames as Luther Strickell. The film is full of extraordinary setpieces and stuntwork. There are hair-raising scenes and heaps of intrigue, and director and writer Christopher McQuarrie shows his prowess at making a classic blockbuster flick.

130mins

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Friday at 10.50pm on Film4

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