Tag: tomcruise

TOP GUN: MAVERICK Trailer Looks Awfully Familiar

Like the La Brea Tar Pits, the new Top Gun: Maverick trailer wants to make sure you understand: Tom Cruise Tom Cruise Tom Cruise Tom Cruise. (Yes, he IS both Top Gun AND Maverick.) The aging star still looks quite...

Friday One Sheet: EYES WIDE SHUT @ 20

My favourite Christmas movie turned 20 this year. Stanley Kubrick's final film has taken almost as long to get its due in the popular culture, but I feel it has achieved consensus (more or less) for the final Kubrickian masterwork...

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...

Review: AMERICAN MADE, Crime Doesn't Pay This Much, Usually

Tom Cruise only appears to be in cruise mode in his latest film, American Made, a breezy, largely comic adventure about an American pilot who was drafted into undercover service by the CIA in the late 1970s and then became...

AnarchyVision: THE MUMMY, IT COMES AT NIGHT, CHURCHILL

In my latest report, I talk about a trio of movies that opened this past weekend, including one blockbuster misfire, one mismarketed genre piece, and a flawed yet somewhat fascinating take on a political hero. Watch the video below. ...

THE MUMMY: Tom Cruise's Newest Stunt Show Has Its First Trailer

The first trailer for the next Tom Cruise stunt spectacular has arrived. Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy.    Thought...

Tom Cruise In Talks To Lead Universal's THE MUMMY Franchise Revival

Variety is reporting that Tom Cruise is in talks to take the lead in Universal's reboot of their The Mummy franchise. Jon Spaihts (Prometheus, Doctor Strange and Passengers) is penning the script. Alex Kurtzman (Stark Trek and Into Darkness, Aliens and...

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...

The Many Faces Of Simon Pegg

Last week brought a new installment in the Mission: Impossible series, and with it a supporting appearance by Simon Pegg. For some time, just after his international breakthrough, it seemed Simon was some kind of superman. Whether you were checking...

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...

Joshua Chaplinsky's Favorite Films of 2014

It's that time of year again. When everyone and their mother's nephew's cousin foists their unenlightened opinions on the equally unenlightened masses. Consume, regurgitate, repeat. Why do we do it? You'd be better off asking Why is the sky purple?--because...

The Many Faces Of Tom Cruise

The subject of this week's quiz is Tom Cruise. Born on the third of July, Oscar-nominated for Born on the Fourth of July, he turned 52 this week. That doesn't stop him from appearing in action movies, though: he is...

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...

Tom Cruise Developing NEVER GO BACK For Jack Reacher Sequel

When first annouced, Paramount's big screen adaptation of Lee Child's flawed action hero, Jack Reacher, was almost unanimously dismissed solely because Tom Cruise was cast in the title role. Bearing no resemblance whatsoever to the hulking army cop of the...