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    Watch: Seth Rogen Talks About The Time He Peed In Tom Cruise's Driveway

    What do you do if you're about to go the house of the world's biggest movie star, but you really have to pee? If you're Seth Rogen, you reach for the nearest Snapple bottle.

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    Box Office Update: 'Mission Impossible' and 'Sherlock Holmes' Sequels Top New Year's Weekend

    With the four-day New Year's Weekend grosses tallied, Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” and Warner Bros.’ “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” continued to stake the top two spots.

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    Holiday Box Office Caps Disappointing Year; Only 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' Scores

    If Hollywood was hoping that the holiday box office during the highest-volume ticket-selling period of the year would turn around their fortunes they were mistaken. Only one of the big-ticket studio tentpoles scored really big over the four-day holiday weekend, Friday through Christmas Day, which fe...

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    John Knoll Talks 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' and Brad Bird

    For John Knoll, it didn't matter that "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol" only required 700 VFX shots, and most of them invisible. It was the opportunity to work with director Brad Bird, whom he's known for years, on his first live-action film away from animation stardom at P...

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    Early Box Office Success Of 'Ghost Protocol' Spurs Talk Of 'Mission: Impossible 5' & 'Top Gun 2'

    With "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" only going into wide release this Wednesday after kicking things off with an IMAX only bow on December 16th, it seems Paramount and Skydance Productions (one of the major financial backers of the film) are very happy with what they are seeing at ...

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    Interview: 'Mission: Impossible 4' Director Brad Bird

    Judging by the box office numbers, chances are if you lived somewhere with an IMAX theater, you saw "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," the fourth and arguably the best (at least since Brian De Palma's) film in the long-running, Tom Cruise-led franchise. And the biggest reason why this movie fee...

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    Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol—movie review

    Unlike most movie series, this one has actually improved with each new installment since its debut in 1996; the last one, directed by J.J. Abrams, reinvigorated the concept, while this fourth entry—which the studio seems to want to downplay as a 'Mission: Impossible' film, given the tiny typeface th...

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    Watch: One Final Dusty, Awesome Three Minute Clip Arrives For 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol'

    We're now only a couple of days away from the IMAX opening of "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol," and the film, the fourth in the previously tired franchise, has mostly lived up to the expectations set by the hiring of Pixar veteran Brad Bird as director, with the critical consensus,...

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    Tom Cruise Wants ‘Top Gun 2’ To Be Exactly Like 'Top Gun'

    When a filmmaker or actor wants to revisit a franchise many years later, it’s usually done for what is (at least to them) a good reason: Bruce Willis appeared in “Live Free or Die Hard” for the money, “The Godfather Part III” was a thinly veiled attempt to get Sofia Cop...

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    Review: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Returns Cruise to Giddy Action

    The supremely imaginative director of "The Incredibles" meets Hollywood’s most determined, career-committed star for the former’s live-action debut and the latter’s reboot of the spy-thrills franchise that keeps on giving as far as his career is concerned.

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