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Jack Reacher

I haven’t read “One Shot” or any of the other books written by Lee Child which feature the character Jack Reacher. At this point, however, I almost don’t need to as the casting of Tom Cruise as Reacher has brought to everyone’s attention how the character is 6’ 5” tall and weighs over 200 pounds. 911 more words

'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' is the Vanilla Action Sequel No One Asked For

The original Jack Reacher wasn’t a particularly good movie – it verges on self-parody without making the leap, it features a woefully miscast Tom Cruise, and its initial release was… 693 more words

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Jack Reacher? I Hardly Know 'Er! Never Go Back, reviewed.

I am a big, unapologetic fan of 2012’s Jack Reacher, and the shrugging reviews I’ve seen of its new follow-up, Never Go Back, insult the original with their baffling assertion the new one is just as good. 117 more words


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Box Office Prediction

Nearly four years ago, Tom Cruise had a decent performer in the form of Jack Reacher, based on a series of thriller novels by Lee Child. 252 more words



Tom Cruise salary dispute has been resolved and Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media franchise sequel MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 6 is back in place to begin production in the spring 2017, with Christopher McQuarrie once again writing and directing. 63 more words


Bryan Singer Weekend - The Usual Suspects (1995)

Director: Bryan Singer

Writer: Christopher McQuarrie (Screenplay)

Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri, Pete Postlethwaite


Plot: A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. 813 more words


Tom Cruise accepts sixth Mission Impossible following negotiations

“Red light, green light.”

Until now, it was the former for Paramount’s Mission: Impossible franchise. While Tom Cruise has long been the face of the series, staring with Brian De Palma’s 1996 blockbuster that kicked it all off, pre-production on the sixth entry stalled earlier this summer when Paramount and Skydance reportedly balked on his stake of the backend profits. 61 more words