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The persistence of Cold War Soviet-bashing

by Critical Commons Manager

This composite scene from Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol offers a variation on the classic TV series' mission delivery system by embedding a retinal scanner in a Soviet era Russian pay phone. What makes it funny is that the device delivering the high-tech retinal scan technology malfunctions when attempting its own self-destruct sequence, a Cold War-style slam against Russian technological incompetence.

Retinal scan and computer phone voice in MI4

A retinal scanner is embedded in a Soviet era pay telephone

from Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Creator: Brad Bird
Distributor: Paramount
Posted by Critical Commons Manager