Spoiler Discussion: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

1h 3m | Jul 11, 2023

On the July 11, 2023 episode of The /Film Show, /Film editor Ben Pearson is joined by /Film editor Brad Oman to have a spoiler-filled discussion about Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One.

Opening Banter: Brad got engaged!

In The Spoiler Room:

  • Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One Review: A Fast-Paced Thrill Ride That Never Lets Up
  • Opening sub scene
  • Sand sequence in the desert, Ethan retrieves half the key from Ilsa
  • Ethan infiltrates “The Community,” featuring Cary Elwes as Denlinger, learns about The Entity
  • Abu Dhabi airport - Grace - Benji and the nuke - Gabriel
  • Rome - handcuffed car chase
  • Venice party scene - The White Widow - prediction that either Grace or Ilsa will die
  • Alley fight with Paris (Pom), the Entity takes over Benji’s voice, bridge fights, Ilsa dies
  • Orient Express - Grace doubles as The White Widow - Kittridge is the buyer - Denlinger is also there and explains that an early version of the Entity is on the sub mainframe? Or something?
  • Meanwhile, Ethan does the parachute jump to land on the train, fights Gabriel on top, who escapes
  • Train crash, escape upward through the cars
  • Paris, who was nearly killed by Gabriel, comes through and saves Ethan and Grace, and reveals the sub info to Ethan. Grace joins the IMF, and Ethan parachutes away and meets up with Benji, while Luther has gone off to try to hack into the Entity

'Silence Builds Tension': An Oral History Of Mission: Impossible's Iconic CIA Heist Scene

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