Tom Cruise

Film Review: Top Gun: Maverick is both the perfect blockbuster and encompassment of why cinema matters

May 26, 2022

We bow to thee, Tom Cruise: Saviour of cinema! A film you’ll be best served believing its near-impossible hype, Top Gun: Maverick is not only the type of sequel that surpasses its predecessor in every form imaginable, it’s the perfect encompassment of why cinema matters. Over 30 years in the making, Maverick reunites Cruise with […]

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Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One trailer teases Tom Cruise’s biggest stunts yet

May 24, 2022

As Top Gun: Maverick gears up to take flight in cinemas this week, it only makes sense that Tom Cruise‘s other death-defying stunt-fuelled title make its presence known too. Following a brief, but buzzed aplenty trailer leak, the first official look at Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One has arrived to, once again, […]

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Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (USA, 2018) toys with the expected and presents itself as a fresh product

July 30, 2018

Up to this point each Mission: Impossible film has operated on their own mechanisms.  The 1996 Brian De Palma-directed original felt like an organic extension of the 1960’s television series it drew its inspiration from; the 2000-released sequel was an orgy of unsubtle combat buoyed by the favoured-slow motion of Hong Kong filmmaker Jon Woo; […]

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Interview: American Made director Doug Liman talks about uncovering the heart at the centre of his action films

August 17, 2017

Doug Liman has never been a director afraid of making bold choices. Whether he’s taking the leap from indie cinema ala Swingers to expensive actioners like The Bourne Identity and Mr. and Mrs. Smith, or honing his skills as a wrangler in order to challenge a fearless performer such as Tom Cruise, the New York […]

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Film Review: American Made (USA, 2017) is a sharply paced outing that proves a welcome return to form for Tom Cruise

August 17, 2017

Simultaneously stepping away from the action brands they’re both primarily recognised for, there’s a sense of material re-engagement for director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Edge of Tomorrow) and star Tom Cruise with American Made.  Telling a story that’s less reliant on aesthetic spectacle and star power, Gary Spinelli’s account of […]

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The first trailer for American Made reunites Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman

June 7, 2017

The first official trailer for Tom Cruise’s newest film American Made has arrived. Check it out below. The true story follows an ex-military pilot name Barry Seal (Cruise) who works as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. American Made is directed by Doug Liman who directed The Bourne Identity and previously worked with Cruise in 2014’s Edge of Tomorrow. American […]

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Film Review: The Mummy (USA, 2017) disappointingly squanders any promise it showcases

June 7, 2017

In 2014 it was believed that the Luke Evans-led Dracula Untold was going to launch Universal Studios’ proposed shared universe of classic movie monsters.  Dubbed Dark Universe, the ambitious project akin to the connected phases of Marvel and DC films ultimately let that idea fall to the wayside when the aforementioned feature was hardly the […]

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Tom Cruise and the cast and director of The Mummy talk “Dark Universe” and the film at public Q&A in Sydney

May 25, 2017

On Tuesday, at Sydney’s World Square, a giant, hand carved Sarcophagus sculpture, build entirely out of sand, was unveiled. Taking 250 man hours to create, it’s reveal was certainly a cause for celebration, so the cast of the film it was inspired by – The Mummy – popped by to show it off and answer […]

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The Mummy summons Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe for red carpet duties in Sydney

April 4, 2017

Hot on the heels of the release of the new trailer for The Mummy comes news that Sydney will act as the first stop on a global tour headlined by the film’s star Tom Cruise. Cruise, alongside co-stars Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella (who stars in the titular role) and director Alex Kurtzman, will […]

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The Mummy reboot gets its first trailer as the Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe officially launches

December 5, 2016

Another year, another new franchise reboot. This time it’s for The Mummy, following on from the Brendan Fraser fronted trilogy of the same name. Directed by Alex Kurtzman (People Like Us), this time around the series will star Tom Cruise as our lead, Nick Morton, with Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek […]

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Film Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) proves a predictable, dry and by-the-numbers sequel

October 19, 2016

Based on the 18th book in the series by Lee Child and a follow-up to 2012’s Jack Reacher, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back sees the titular brooding anti-hero (Tom Cruise) roll into DC for a date with Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) only to find her imprisoned on espionage charges. Before long Reacher, Turner and […]

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Tom Cruise is back in the new trailer for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

October 5, 2016

Not since the 60’s has a period been so etched by the antihero or rogue agent, and it seems like Tom Cruise is playing them ass. He’s planning to reprise Maverick in Top Gun 2, he recently played Mission Impossible spy Ethan Hunt and this October he will return as everyone’s favourite military policeman, Jack […]

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Have a look at the first trailer for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

June 23, 2016

Suspenseful and action-packed, you don’t want to miss out on Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’s first trailer. Last week, Entertainment Tonight showcased a butchered version of it – only showing snippets which didn’t even last seconds. Now, you can enjoy its full glory down below! The film is based off the eighteenth novel of Lee Child’s popular […]

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Russell Crowe joins Tom Cruise in The Mummy film

May 5, 2016

It’s been reported that Russell Crowe will be joining Tom Cruise in the film The Mummy. Crowe will be playing the role opposite to Cruise’s character in the film, set to be directed by Alex Kurtzman. Word is that Crowe will be playing the famed Dr Jekyl – a role that seems more than worthy […]

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Annabelle Wallis joins Mummy reboot

March 8, 2016

Annabel Wallis, known for her work in Peaky Blinders and horror flick Annabelle, is set to play an Archaeologist in Universal’s upcoming reboot of The Mummy. She joins Sofia Boutella and Tom Cruise with Alex Kurtzman set to direct. Castings aside, little is known about the film – though it is expected to tie into Universal’s shared universe of monster movies and be tonally-different […]

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Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (M, USA, 2015)

July 29, 2015

So if you’re fresh off the blockbuster wave of dinosaurs and teeny tiny superheroes and are ready for some more action packed fun, then this week’s big release Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation will be able to fill that gap nicely. As with any of the Mission: Impossible (aka MI) films, you need to suspend […]

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Maverick set to return to the big screen in Top Gun 2.

June 28, 2015

A sequel to 1986’s Top Gun has been long rumoured – and news first came to light back in 2010 that the process to bring Tom Cruise’s career defining role back to the big screen had started. Now, some five years later, it seems that everything is on track to bring Maverick back to screens […]

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Check out the ‘Payoff’ trailer for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

June 10, 2015

Fans of the Mission: Impossible franchise have a lot to be excited about, with a new trailer for the 5th installment in the franchise Rogue Nation launching online. The new film is written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and sees Tom Cruise return as the superstar spy Ethan Hunt. With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan […]

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Full Trailer For Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Released!

March 24, 2015

Following the teaser which came out earlier this week, Paramount Pictures have released the first full-length trailer for Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation, and boy does it look like a doozy. Continuing the exploits of super spy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), the film sees “Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate, an International rogue organisation, […]

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Teaser Trailer For Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation Released!

March 22, 2015

Tom Cruise is back, baby. This time it’s in the form of a fifth instalment to the Mission Impossible franchise – Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation. The film stars Tom Cruise reprising the iconic role of Ethan Hunt, who was first introduced to moviegoers in 1996. Returning to the franchise are Simon Pegg as Benji, […]

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Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt chase tomorrow right to the edge with epic Edge of Tomorrow premiere event

May 8, 2014

Well this is pretty impressive. In order to promote their upcoming sci-fi film Edge of Tomorrow, stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt will be taking part in a groundbreaking event that has never before been attempted. They will be attending three premieres in one day (July 28th). But the catch is, each premiere is in […]

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