Posts Tagged ‘tom cruise’

Brad Pitt (Billy Beane), Jonah Hill (Peter Brand), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Art Howe). Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin et al. Directed by Bennett Miller. Rating: 12. Running time: 133 minutes.  On the day I saw posters advertising New Year’s Eve – a blatantly opportunistic bullshit romcom packed with A-Listers, coming to us from the creators of Valentine’s […]


Tom Cruise (Lt. Daniel Kaffee), Demi Moore Lt. Commander Joanna Galloway), Jack Nicholson (Col. Nathan R. Jessep), Kevin Bacon (Capt. Jack Ross), Kiefer Sutherland (Lt. Jonathan Kendrick), Kevin Pollak (Lt. Sam Weinberg). Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Directed by Rob Reiner. Rating: 15. Running time: 138 minutes. If the lawyer’s life is really as A Few […]


Tom Cruise (Vincent), Jamie Foxx (Max), Jada Pinkett Smith (Annie), Mark Ruffalo (Fanning), Javier Bardem (Felix). Rating: 15. Running time: 120 minutes. Los Angeles really is a sprawling, outrageously spacious metropolis. It vastly exceeds both London and Paris for brute land mass on any proper measurement, and, as in Taxi Driver for New York, when […]


Tom Cruise (Dr. Bill Harford), Nicole Kidman (Alice Harford). Screenplay by Frederic Raphael and Stanley Kubrick. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Rating: 18. Running time: 159 minutes. Kubrick never did make another film with a plot quite as dense, gripping and intriguing as Eyes Wide Shut. It has that special quality of being fascinating from very […]