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Review: MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT Cruise Controls to a Blast

We should all choose to accept it: the Mission: Impossible series is among the very best film franchises going.   Beginning with Brian De Palma’s 1996 paranoid knotty classic Mission: Impossible, the series has never truly disappointed.  Even John Woo’s...

All The Big Game Spots in One Place! SOLO, A QUIET PLACE, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM And More

[Updated 2/5/18: The full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been added below.] The game of games. The opportunity for history to be made tonight. Or will it go to the underdogs? We will know in a...

Destroy All Monsters: The "It's Not CGI" Lie

Bless Tom Cruise for clambering up the outside of an escaping cargo plane in the breathless opening minutes of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Bless him, too, for taking to the internet a week or two ago to assure us that...

Review: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION, Back To Basics And All The Better For It

Ethan Hunt and co. are back in a familiar yet thrilling new instalment to the Mission Impossible franchise, which sees IMF's top agent face his most formidable foe yet. Following right on cue from Mad Max: Fury Road, Rogue Nation...

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION: More Insane Action In Full Trailer

You got to hand it to Tom Cruise. He will pull all the stops out to give us an entertaining movie. If that means he straps himself to the outside of a plane then by golly he is going to...

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 ROGUE NATION: Trailer Aims For New Heights, Literally

The first look trailer for Mission Impossible 5 Rogue Nation has popped up and there is no messing with a winning formula. Big stunts. Hot cars. Long legs. Yep. It is all in there. Including what is probably Tom Cruise's...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks EDGE OF TOMORROW And CHEF

While it's under-performing at the box office, the latest whiz-bang sci-fi action romp starring Tom Cruise, Edge of Tomorrow, is a hell of a lot of fun.Also checked out the very tasty Chef by writer/producer/director/star Jon Favreau, the pinnacle of...

Review: EDGE OF TOMORROW Is High Concept Sci-Fi At Its Most Fun

Tom Cruise is on fine form in the high concept sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow, playing a military spin doctor in a war torn near-future, who is caught in a time loop, re-living the same day of mass carnage over...

New EDGE OF TOMORROW Trailer Is Cruise-Centric

It makes perfect sense that the new trailer for Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow revolves entirely around Tom Cruise. The first trailer established the premise: aliens invade Earth, soldiers die quickly, one is caught in a time loop until he becomes...

Watch Tom Cruise And Emily Blunt Fight Aliens In First EDGE OF TOMORROW Trailer

Edge of Tomorrow stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt and is directed by Doug Liman. My initial reaction is that it looks like Source Code meets Starship Troopers. And I approach it with apprehension because I think the plot of the film...

Christopher McQuarrie Boards ICE STATION: ZEBRA Remake

Any idea what Ice Station: Zebra is? Until now I had no idea. However after the fantastically entertaining Jack Reacher, today's news that Christopher McQuarrie has signed on to direct the remake of this icy adventure makes it a must...

Opening: Tom Cruise as JACK REACHER, Antihero

Tom Cruise has played larger-than-life characters before, but can he effectively portray a fictional character described as six foot, five inches tall, a monster of a man with a 50-inch chest? More importantly, can he convey the inner life of...

Review: JACK REACHER Punches Its Way Across Genres

Tom Cruise takes on the role of the antihero Jack Reacher whole-heartedly in this film based on the popular series of the same name by Lee Child. The plot, taken from the first ninth * novel of the series, One...

Tom Cruise Quips More, Still Kicks Ass in JACK REACHER TV Spots

The first trailer for Christopher McQuarrie's Jack Reacher presented Tom Cruise as a laconic tough guy, but two new TV spots show he's as handy with his smart-ass quips as he is with his hands, fists, and feet. Cruise plays...

Tom Cruise, Tough Guy, in JACK REACHER Trailer

He may be far from the character envisioned by author Lee Child, but audiences won't care if Tom Cruise can deliver the goods as Jack Reacher, a former military police officer who now walks the land like Caine in Kung...