Thanks, Cass. I did know it was a word, but i think "Beating", would be better.best
gerund or present participle: besting
- outwit or get the better of (someone).
"she refused to allow herself to be bested"
synonyms: defeat, beat, get the better of, gain the advantage over, get the upper hand over, outdo, outwit, outsmart, worst, be more than a match for, prevail over, conquer, vanquish, trounce, triumph over; More
Forgotten about Broken Arrow - comes under "a guilty pleasure" - may even have it as a DVD. Hmm, time to clear out the cupboardThis is an OTT action classic (I love Broken Arrow as well!) , the others are more spy/thriller territory. Can’t wait to see it in 4K.
AgreedGood review but awful, awful film.
3 is probably still my favourite, with 5,1,4 then 2 way back.
I remember walking out of the old Edinburgh Odeon having watched this and overhearing someone complaining about Dougray Scott's "crap unconvincing Scottish accent"...Agreed
Prior to the release of MI5 in 2016, I watched the first 4 on Blu-ray and MI2 is dire really.
The whole thing is a confused mess, I don't think there's as much action as people have made out (until maybe the end). Dougrey Scott is awful (A 6' Scottish man pretending to be a 5'6" American?). Anthony Hopkins 3 minute cameo is the only real good thing about it.
I'd say 3,5,1,4......................................2
Exactly, at one point the movie states that Dougrey Scott's character has doubled for Ethan Hunt on more than one occasion.Because he's Hunt's double.
I know: it's tenuous. They have devices to change their voices so the accent makes no odds, and I don't think Cruise is playing a 5'6" character even if that's the actor's height (lifts etc).
Sorry mate, my point was that if he's got a voice modifier, and if the person he's supposed to be doubling is supposed to be, say 5'10" (even if the actor isn't, the character is), I can't really see why it makes any difference if he's a couple of inches taller and Scottish?Exactly, at one point the movie states that Dougrey Scott's character has doubled for Ethan Hunt on more than one occasion.
By implication of the fact that all of the actors/actresses he plays against look shorter than (or at least no taller than) him. As with Casablanca, mentioned above, this kind of thing is not uncommon. Tom Cruise isn't playing a 5'6" character, which I thought would have been obvious (Rebecca Ferguson is 5'7" for starters - see photo). So having Cruise playing a few inches taller and Scott play a couple of inches shorter makes the disparity non-existent.Eh? When has it been established that Ethan Hunt is 3" taller than Tom Cruise?
This is an OTT action classic (I love Broken Arrow as well!) , the others are more spy/thriller territory. Can’t wait to see it in 4K.
Not a guilty pleasure for me. I love BA and would much rather have that on 4K than this film.Forgotten about Broken Arrow - comes under "a guilty pleasure" - may even have it as a DVD. Hmm, time to clear out the cupboard