Abrams, Part 2: Mission: Impossible III.
Before relaunching Star Trek, J.J. Abrams adapted another Desilu television show for the big screen with Mission: Impossible III.
In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Mike and Max are joined by Tysto to look at Abrams's first feature. We discuss why Tom Cruise gave him the job, how it differs from the other Mission: Impossible films, and how it influenced his work in Trek. We also debate the merits of the script.
Running Time: 49 Minutes 38 Seconds
Mike Schindler and Max Hegel
Mission: Impossible III (4:22)
The Show (10:21)
The Movies (14:13)
Similarities to Alias (23:43)
The Writing (28:07)
Final Thoughts (38:06)
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