Tag Archives: Tom Cruise

Cinema Review – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) works as a vigilante on his own terms, seeking out the bad guys and taking them down, often with the help of Majrot Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders). When Reacher returns to Washington DC in the hopes of finally meeting Turner, he discovers that she has been relieved of her command and arrested for selling secrets. While trying to get to the bottom of this elaborate story, Reacher discovers he has a 15-year-old daughter who finds herself drawn into trouble when the bad guys come after him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Immediately after the events of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, with no Secretary in place to guide the IMF, CIA Chief Hunley (Alec Baldwin) sets out to get the IMF shut down. Although the IMF no longer officially exists, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) sets out to prove the existence of the shadowy organisation The Syndicate, with the help of his loyal friends Benji (Simon Pegg), Brandt (Jeremy Renner) and Luther (Ving Rhames), and the help of a mysterious and dangerous woman named Ilsa (Rebecca Ferguson). Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – May 30th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; this week’s movie is based on a book with an awesome name, and contains aliens. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Edge of Tomorrow

In the not too distant future, aliens have landed and are decimating Earth. When Bill Cage (Tom Cruise) refuses a mission to go to the frontline, General Brigham (Brendan Gleeson) has him arrested and charged with being a deserter. Cage fins himself on the frontline anyway and, when an ambush goes horribly wrong, he finds himself on the edge of death, with the peculiar talent for repeating the same day over and over again. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Oblivion

Sixty years after humanity won the battle for earth, the planet is a wasteland and humankind has relocated to Titan; one of Saturn’s moons. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) and Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) are among the last humans remaining, tasked with running drones to ensure the safety of the planet. When a ship crash-lands on earth, Jack discovers that all is not as he has been told. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Rock of Ages

Small town girl Sherrie (Julianne Hough) and city boy Drew (Diego Boneta) meet on the Hollywood Strip. They have dreams of stardom, but must pay their dues working in the famous Bourbon Room where they encounter each other, adversity and take a step toward fame. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

The fourth installment of the Mission: Impossible series sees Ethan Hunt and his team go rogue after the Impossible Mission Force is implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, and shut down. Hunt is determined to clear his name and bring the real criminals to justice. Continue reading

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