Sometimes, a good actor can make a bad movie worth watching. Sometimes a bad actor can make a bad film really unwatchable.
Even those of us who, in the eighties, shunned the likes of Foreigner, Journey, and REO Speedwagon for the Talking Heads, the Ramones, and the Mekons would slip on a heavy-metal track when we wanted to get pumped up — engorged — and to convince ourselves more
This week at the multiplex, we've got a rock 'n' roll romance ("Rock of Ages," adapted from the hit stage play and starring Tom Cruise) and some father-son bonding ("That's My Boy," starring Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg).
When club owner Dennis (Alec Baldwin) gives busboy Drew (Diego Boneta) the big break of opening for rock legend Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise), he tells the newbie, "Three songs. No covers."
By the end of "Rock of Ages" -- at which the point the audience has more
Tom Cruise may give one of his most intensely dedicated performances in 'Rock Of Ages,' but the movie is sort of preposterous and silly, and if that sounds like a good thing, then you're in luck. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured/posts/review-ro more
Satire died, so we are told, the day Henry Kissinger won a Nobel Peace Prize. There were no more jokes to be told.
Similarly, the blood is now drying on the corpse of camp, and the man standing in the dock accused of its murder is Tom Cruise. After R more