Tropic Thunder: War Satire Goes To Extremes

Tropic Thunder, the Vietnam War satire directed by Ben Stiller and released in 2008, goes to extremes with all sorts of surprises. This year marks the 13th anniversary and while Tropic Thunder may be one of the edgiest satires I’ve ever seen, it certainly hasn’t aged well. There is language in this film that we don’t use anymore. A whole sequences in the film features a derogatory slur repeated at a mile a minute. The…

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Mission: Impossible Gets 25th Anniversary Remaster

Mission: Impossible received a remastered 25th anniversary edition on Blu-ray in honor of this week’s anniversary of the 1996 release. The Blu-ray release also coincides with the recent Fathom Events anniversary screening. Aside from a gallery of trailers for all six feature films, every bonus feature has also been previously released. The collectible edition also includes an IMF car decal. Paramount also released a trio of 4K Ultra HD anniversary editions for films starring Tom…

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Minority Report: Spielberg Tackles the Future

Minority Report might take place some fifty years after the film was shot but the film’s themes are still relevant almost twenty years later. This film marks the first collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise.  The film has audiences asking some important questions.  What if we knew what was going to happen in the future?  After you ask yourself the question, what if the person knowing this found out he was going to kill someone? …

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Collateral: Michael Mann Thriller Arrives on 4K UHD

Collateral, Michael Mann’s intense Los Angeles-set noir thriller starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx, is now available to watch on 4K Ultra HD. In one corner, we have contract killer Vincent (Tom Cruise).  Over in the other corner, there is cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx) and even though he also has dreams, he isn’t quite there yet.  For a thriller of this nature, it is certainly inevitable that their lives intersect.  Before he knows it,…

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Jerry Maguire: Show Me The Money!

Cameron Crowe’s Jerry Maguire recently got an upgrade to 4K Ultra HD this past June as a part of the Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection. “Show Me The Money!”  “Help me help you.”  “You complete me.”  “You had me at hello.”  “The human head weighs eight pounds?”  “Kwan.”  These are just a few of the phrases that Crowe helped bring into the lexicon. It’s not unfair to say that Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) is…

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War of the Worlds in Stunning 4K Ultra HD

War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise, joins two other Cruise films in getting a 4K Ultra HD upgrade. Steven Spielberg is the type of filmmaker that typically uses the same crew in many of his films.  It’s because of this that a Spielberg production is usually top-notch.  War of the Worlds is no exception.  This especially shows through on the film’s technical side.  The film would earn three Oscar…

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Days of Thunder Gets Remastered In 4K Ultra HD

Days of Thunder, which is now available digitally in 4K Ultra HD, is the first of three films to star Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Cruise stars as race car driver Cole Trickle, who is the burning need to win.  Businessman Tim Daland (Randy Quaid) discovers him and teams him up with legendary crew chief/car builder Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall).  The goal is to race for the Winston Cup at the Daytona 500.  After a…

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Top Gun Remastered In Stunning 4K Ultra HD

Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise in the action film, has been remastered in time for Top Gun Day in stunning 4K Ultra HD and features HDR. The film’s editing and technical achievements are why it’s memorable to this day.  Theatrically released in 1986, the film would earn Oscar nominations for Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Sound Effects, Editing, and Best Original Song.  The film would only come away with a single win with Giorgio…

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Christopher McQuarrie returning to Mission: Impossible

Christopher McQuarrie is returning to write and direct Tom Cruise and company in another pair of films in the Mission: Impossible franchise. Missions: Accepted#MissionImpossible — Christopher McQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) January 14, 2019 Summer 2021 and Summer 2022 pic.twitter.com/V6SNvZx2La — Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) January 15, 2019 The news comes just one day after McQuarrie accepted the award for Best Action Movie during the Critics’ Choice Awards.  Since taking over the director’s chair from Brad Bird, McQuarrie has…

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Mission: Impossible – Fallout hits Home Video

One of the best films in the Mission: Impossible to date, Mission: Impossible – Fallout is now available for customers to bring home! Synopsis: On a dangerous assignment to recover stolen plutonium, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) chooses to save his friends over the mission, allowing it to fall into the hands of a deadly network of highly skilled operatives intent on destroying civilization. Now, with the world at risk, Ethan and his IMF team (Simon…

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