Perhaps it was best that a director like Guy Ritchie, who is an entertainer first and an artist second, was the one to helm this spy flick.
In so many ways, Straight Outta Compton shows how NWA dropped the guns and picked up mics, which they inevitably dropped on-stage.
Making the human superhuman is a popular motif of popular culture right now, giving rise to the popularity of superheroes on a global scale. But Cruise does not need a cape to prove his abilities as a screen hero. His unshakable will only ensure the villains’ defeat before the opening credits of Rogue Nation begin to roll.