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'Mission: Impossible -- Fallout' leaps to home video

Posted: 8:56 AM, Dec 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-04 16:03:54Z
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Here are this week's hottest home video releases. Find them on disc, or streaming services such as iTunes, Vudu, Amazon and Google Play.

Mission: Impossible -- Fallout

Tom Cruise continues to thrive in his signature role of superagent Ethan Hunt, who hopes the globe to track down stolen platonium that could usher in cataclysmic nuclear war. Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames and Rebecca Ferguson all provide solid supporting work, but this fast-paced action flick is all about Cruise and the effects. For my full review, click here. Extras include set piece breakdowns, filmmaker commentary, storyboards and a montage of deleted scenes.
Tom Cruise continues to thrive in his signature role of superagent Ethan Hunt, who hopes the globe to track down stolen platonium that could usher in cataclysmic nuclear war. Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames and Rebecca Ferguson all provide solid supporting work, but this fast-paced action flick is all about Cruise and the effects. For my full review, click here. Extras include set piece breakdowns, filmmaker commentary, storyboards and a montage of deleted scenes.

The Nun

The end product fails to live up to the terrifying trailer in this "Conjuring" series prequel, which tracks down the origins of that creepy Nun who pops up later on. Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga end up tangling with a demon that takes the form of a nun at a Romanian cathedral. For my full review, click here. Extras include a rundown of the "Conjuring" series chronology, more than 10 minutes of deleted scenes and a character breakdown of the villainous nun.
Extras include a rundown of the "Conjuring" series chronology, more than 10 minutes of deleted scenes and a character breakdown of the villainous nun.

Westworld: Season 2

HBO's mind-bending drama goes well beyond the Michael Crichton source material in season two, exploring well beyond Westworld proper, into other related artificial intelligence-laden realms. Stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright continue to do excellent character work as conflicted robotic entites who search for their senses of self while unraveling the mysteries surrounding their creation. The series continues to fascinate, and has established itself as a watercooler-style saga in the vein of "Game of Thrones," albeit with a smaller audience.

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