Tag Archives: Tom Cruise

EDGE OF TOMORROW

Major Cage (Tom Cruise) is a bit of a weasel. The aliens have landed on Earth and started a hopeless war and Cage hasn’t lifted a finger to do anything about it. He is the PR man for the United … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 06.06.14

Borgman – It starts with a bang: Borgman (Jan Bijvoet) is on the run because a group of heavily armed priests are hunting him down. They locate his lair, force him out and he escapes just barely. He then comes … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Saturday, July 13, 2013

“I’m proudest of the fact that I’ve been able to make a few movies in the studio system that are slightly unorthodox and personal. But it’s never quite as easy as you dream that it could be.” –Cameron Crowe

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OBLIVION

What does it mean to bare witness? Is it simply to record an event, to interpret an occurrence, to prove that someone or something existed? Philosophers have speculated that the sole purpose of mankind’s existence is to bare witness to … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 04.19.13

Ain’t in it For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm – Levon Helm was the drummer and primary singer for The Band. When a folk singer from Minnesota named Bob Dylan decided to plug-in, he called on The Band. … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 02.08.13

Caesar Must Die – William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is one of the most infamous and greatest pieces of theater. It has been performed a countless number of times in virtually every language. One would think that we would reach a … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 12.21.12

Barbara – Germany’s official submission for the Foreign Language Academy Award, written and directed by Christian Petzold and starring his muse, Nina Hoss as Barbara. Set in Cold War Germany, Nina is banished to a rural East Germany hospital when … Continue reading

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