“Joe Kraemer showed us how perfect an action score can be with Rogue Nation. This fully orchestral score stood above the rest not just in the action genre, but in the Mission Impossible series as well. Instead of shying away from the original themes, he broke them down and used them in ways we never experienced before. It may have outrageously gotten him disqualified from Oscar contention, but if you ignore the Academy’s stupid rules then this becomes one of the year’s top efforts. Kraemer’s talents and capabilities are on full display here, and the 5th film in the franchise shows no signs of fatigue because of them.”

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