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Wikipedia to the rescue. On its page "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol", we have: Bird, having directed several Disney and Pixar films and short films, incorporated the trademark "A113" into the movie on two separate occasions. The first is the design print on Agent Hanaway's ring during the flashback sequence, and the second being when Hunt calls in ...


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It has everything to do with him being a good thinker. well he knew ethan couldn't move all the way from the top of the car factory to the bottom with that injured leg (quite sure he gets injured while they fight i think it was the leg). Here is my take on this. Since the time to launch was closeby he assumed with the injury it will take more time for ...


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I'm not sure he actually was able to do anything else than just lie around. If I remember correctly he fell from a huge height (or rather jumped off himself in order to nobly sacrifice himself for the cause), in order to make the detonator (or whatever it was in particular) unreachable from Ethan for the few seconds that remained. So I'm sure he wasn't able ...


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In short: spy movies like the Mission: Impossible series are designed more as action movies to entertain people for a few hours, and not meant to be taken seriously in any way. Many action films in the spy film genre rely on super high tech that doesn't actually exist. It's designed to show how "advanced" this particular spy or government agency is, and isn'...


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The secretary was in Moscow for the official ceremony. But following that, his activities and meeting with Ethan Hunt was classified and secret. I'm guessing he was not supposed to be there in Kremlin. So if he was killed, then the Government would have to explain what he was still doing there. The assailants got rid of the body later on, which only made ...


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I believe that the IMF (Impossible Missions Force, not the International Monetary Fund) had already been disavowed (by activating the Ghost Protocol) by the US government when the secretary was killed. The Russians were operating under the belief that the IMF was responsible for the Kremlin bombing and, with the USA cutting the IMF off (which only served ...


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This is merely my personal opinion. I think: The transaction was too important for Hendricks so he had to do it himself instead of sending Wistrom or any other henchman. Hendricks is wanted and a lot of people are looking for him for his extreme ideas including Ethan and his teammates. So he can't possibly travel from Russia to Dubai off the grid. Thus, ...


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It's mostly CGI enhancing some practical effects. John Knoll, ILM's senior visual effect supervisor explained... What about the approaching sandstorm? JK: That was done in the Singapore office using our Plume GPU-accelerated simulation rendering application, which is a fantastic tool. It lets you iterate quickly and then generates spectacularly good ...


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To show approaching sandstorm, they used a Plume GPU-accelerated Simulation Rendering application (I am not sure about the link, but Google returned this one). From this interview with John Knoll, the VFX Supervisor BD: What about the approaching sandstorm? JK: That was done in the Singapore office using our Plume GPU-accelerated simulation ...


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As it was already answered by MattD, most of the technologies you ask about doesn't actually exist (as far as the public is aware ;-)). However, I think that most of them are actually possible. The display thingie is a combination of things that do exist, although such combination is a bit of a stretch. It is capable of detecting eyes in the room. For ...


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He didn't plan to survive the nuclear holocaust, if my memory serves me correctly. So it kind of makes sense for him to act like a suicide bomber would. The problem here really is that sacrificing himself at this point is counterproductive to his goals. His plan is to prevent Hunt from pressing abort. A better way to do this is throw down the briefcase and ...


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Here's a YouTube video which shows behind the scene footage. It doesn't go so far as to show the entering of the building through the window. However, it does show at the start of the clip that Tom exits the building through a removed window. I think it's pretty safe to assume it was set up that way for that final part of the scene.


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First Julia waves bye to Ethan before going in to shop. Second, as far as I think, they both have chosen to stay separated for Julia's safety. Also Ethan only tells the secret to William to clear the misunderstanding, not any other member of his team. If they meet, it might have possible that MI agency or someone else might find her.


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If you ask about the relationship between them within the movie, there are a few no of proofs which led us to believe that they might have been in a relationship. The points are: 1) Like you posted, Carter seemed particularly broken up with the death of Hannaway. She was very sad to see him die. 2) Before the death, Hannaway said: You are so beautiful. ...


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