Posts tagged Tom Cruise

Movie Review: “The Mummy” (2017)

Tom Cruise stars as Nick Morton, a soldier in the U.S. Army, on patrol in Iraq (Mesopotamia). He and Sergeant Vail (Jake Johnson) attempt to find the lost city of Haram filled with antiquities when they come under fire from insurgent fighters. They call in an airstrike and the fighters run off, but left behind […]

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Movie Review: “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”

Tom Cruise stars as Jack Reacher in the second film of this series.  I thought this one was better than the first with a stronger plot and better character development. In this episode, Jack heads back to Washington D.C. to meet with the current head of the unit he once commanded.  When he gets there, […]

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“Mission: Impossible–Rogue Nation” Movie review

I don’t know how many of these movies have come out in this series, but I think I’ve enjoyed all of them.  This one is a little different in that the mission is not assigned.  Instead, the mission is to seek out a clandestine organization called the Syndicate that no one thinks exists.  At the […]

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“Edge of Tomorrow” Movie Review

The latest Tom Cruise movie is fantastic.  I really found the story very interesting and its presentation was unique.  Tom Cruise as Cage and Emily Blount as Rita make an intense team fighting the Mimics. As the story begins, Major Cage arrives in London to begin a media campaign supporting the war effort against the […]

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“Oblivion” Movie Review

The movie started out rather slowly showing the routine of the life of Jack Harper, a droid technician.  His job along with Vica was to maintain these droids that protected large water fusion stations.  It seemed like a romance—at first.  The story steps up a notch when a human ship lands close by and Jack […]

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“Jack Reacher” Movie review

Vacation’s over and it’s nice to be back.  I hope you had a good holiday and spent some quality time with your loved ones. There weren’t many movies out over this time and most of them came out on Christmas Day.  I had considered “Les Miserables” but it was already a hit on Broadway.  I […]

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“Rock of Ages” Movie review

I really didn’t know what to expect with this movie.  I had heard it was a rock musical, but I wasn’t really sure until the opening scene had everyone on the bus singing.  I really enjoyed the music, but I found some scenes to be repulsive.  Of course, it was meant to be that way. […]

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