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ROCK OF AGES premieres in L.A.

Flashbacks, hairdoes and eyeliner

Shaggy-haired legends like Def Leppard and Poison rocked the stage at the L.A. premiere of Rock of Ages, which stars Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand and Paul Giamatti, among many others. Plenty of video content to be had on the film's Youtube page. Rock of Ages tells the story of Sherrie, a girl from a small town and a ... more >

Tom Cruise in TALKS to play Kurt Cobain

NIRVANA biopic in the works at Warner Brothers

Kurt Cobain died April in 1994 in Seattle. If someone then had told you that eighteen years later Tom Cruise might be picked to play him in a biopic, would you have believed them? [Get Screen Comment NEWS delivered right to your inbox - SUBSCRIBE] According to Variety, Cruise was tapped to play the grunge rock legend in an upcoming biopic to be produced by Warner Brothers, based on a screenplay ... more >

Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol

The franchise is safe: Ghost Protocol delivers the goods
Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton
Directed by Brad Bird

I am a sucker for spy movies. Whether it is the Bourne series, the revitalized Bond series or the Mission: Impossible series, and even though I have a love/hate relationship with the latter. The first one was really good with a lot of double-crossing and excellent action, but the second one was a train-wreck, from the script to John Woo’s over-the-top directing. And J.J. Abrams’s third film got ... more >

KNIGHT AND DAY

Nobody follows them or he will kill himself and then her!
Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz and Peter Sarsgaard
Directed by James Mangold

It’s been a summer where the law of diminishing returns continues to apply and such is the case with director James Mangold’s “Night and Day.” Here is a movie that stars Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz and gets off to a high flying start, only to glide on action and star charisma the rest of the way. It’s pleasant and entertaining, but it’s also another movie that doesn’t try too hard. Cruise is ... more >

Valkyrie

Maybe things will turn out differently
Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy and Carice van Houten
Directed by Bryan Singer

As with many historical events, we know how the story ends yet cannot help thinking that maybe this time around things will turn out differently. Marie-Antoinette was never guillotined, the Titanic did not hit the iceberg, Pearl Harbor never happened. Although we know that all the attempts to assassinate Hitler failed, including the one on June 1944, led by Von Stauffenberg and his ... more >