Posts tagged “tom cruise

Top Gun (1986)

I think it’s safe to say that nostalgia is the only reason Top Gun remains so revered. At least, I hope that’s the only reason, because Top Gun is a really bad movie.

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Minority Report (2002)

Minority Report is Steven Spielberg’s 2002 science fiction film loosely based on a short story by Philip K. Dick. Taking place in a dystopian 2054 when civil liberties and privacy are beginning to seem like mere memories, the film follows Tom Cruise as an officer of the PreCrime division of the Washington D.C. police. As part of this division, Cruise interprets visions from three “Pre-cogs”, and arrests people before they are able to carry out murder.

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Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

It may be safe to say that Stanley Kubrick is my favorite director. There are plenty who come close to that title, but nobody else has produced so many movies of the highest quality and in such an array of genres as Mr. Kubrick. I finally got around to watching the last film he made, Eyes Wide Shut, and while it wasn’t quite up to par with his usual masterpiece fare, it was still a solid film and definitely Kubrickian.

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