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Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning | Average Guy Movie Review

Once again, Ethan Hunt and his IMF team must criss-cross the globe in order to stave off Armageddon. This time in search of a very special key. The problem is; no one seems to know what it unlocks, but every one is interested in acquiring it, including governments, arms dealers and a very powerful - but rogue - artificial intelligence known as 'The Entity'. But will the IMF's propensity for pulling off the absolutely insane be enough to outsmart them all and keep whatever the key unlocks out of their grasp? Christopher McQuarrie delivers yet another high-octane instalment in the Mission: Impossible  franchise. Only this time he faces the very real dilemma of outdoing his own creation. Yes, you could argue he has done that before - Dead Reckoning  being his third Mission  movie - but this time it's a little different, given that Fallout  is widely considered to be the best movie of the franchise, and by some margin. So how do you outdo something like that? Well, you go b

Christopher Robin | Average Guy Movie Review

When a young Christopher Robin is sent off to boarding school, education followed by war and the complexities of real life soon come between him and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood. Now an efficiency manager for a luggage company, Christopher's work has him spending less and less time with his family, to the point where he has forgotten what is really important in life. But could a chance encounter with his old friend Winnie-the-Pooh be just the thing to set him straight. Despite being called Christopher Robin, it's unsurprisingly his little friends that steal the show. Anyone familiar with the Hundred Acre Wood will once again find these loveable characters tugging on their heart strings. The moment you hear that "silly old bear" speak, you will instantly be transported back to your childhood. Not to mention laughing out loud at all the funny - yet familiar - things he has to say. Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and Roo have all been beautifu