The 602 Club 239: The Problem of a Reversible Jacket / by Matthew Rushing

Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol.


Running Time: Running Time: 1 hour 12 minutes 27 seconds
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Mission: Impossible III had not been as successful as the second, but it had been well received by critics which lead the studio eager to make another, with J.J. Abrams too busy to return to the director's chair, Brad Bird fills in, making it his first time directing live action in over twenty-four years.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by John Champion to talk about Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol. We discuss a new director, humor, keeping it simple, connections, the villain and villain plot, Léa Seydoux, old members, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner, stunts and our ratings.


New Mission, New Director (00:03:53)
Humor (00:11:38)
Keeping it Simple (00:15:58)
The Connections (00:19:39)
The Villain Plot (00:27:04)
The Villain (00:29:47)
Léa Seydoux (00:34:29)
Old Members (00:39:25)
Paula Patton (00:42:51)
Jeremy Renner (00:48:23)
Stunts and Spectacle (00:51:54)
Ratings (01:01:57)


Matthew Rushing


Christy Morris


John Champion


Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)