Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joseph Kosinski Stars: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Monica Barabaro, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer, Charles Parnell, Lewis Pullman, Jay Ellis, Manny Jacinto, Bashir Salahuddin, Danny Ramirez. It’s been 36 years since Top Gun burst onto our screens full of gung-ho energy and testosterone, and with the belated release of this long-awaited sequel that is one of the longest gaps between a film and its sequel in movie history. It’s release has been delayed by COVID, but unlike many films that were Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christopher McQuarrie Stars: Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris, Vanessa Kirby, Angela Bassett, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley. Most film franchises seem to run out of inspiration before too long, but the Mission Impossible series seems to have gone from strength to strength, with the Brad Bird helmed Ghost Protocol being arguably the strongest film to date. Rogue Nation (2015) took the series in a slightly different direction under the direction of Christopher McQuarrie Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Doug Liman Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright Olsen, Caleb Landry Jones, Jesse Plemons, Lola Kirke, E Roger Mitchell, Mauricio Mejia. Thirty years ago, Tom Cruise played a cock-sure, gung-ho naval pilot in the classic Top Gun. Now he plays another hot shot pilot in this bizarre story about drug smuggling, gun running and money laundering that again proves that quite often truth is far stranger than fiction. Cruise plays Barry Seal, a disenchanted pilot with TWA who uses his position to Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Alex Kurtzman Stars: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Sofia Boutella, Courtney B Vance, Marwan Kenzai. Universal has launched a brand new franchise under the umbrella of Dark Universe, in which the studio plans to remake all of those classic monster movies from their vaults, like Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman. Most of those monster movies from the 30s seem a little dated now, and the studio plans to drag them into the 21st century through CGI and modern cinema technology. The first film in this Continue reading


Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Edward Zwick Stars: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Danika Yarosh, Holt McCallany, Aldis Hodge, Patrick Heusinger, Robert Knepper, Jason Douglas, Madalyn Horcher, Robert Catrini. Jack Reacher, a taciturn and hard as nails former military policeman who now wanders across America usually finding trouble in backwater towns, is the hero of a series of best selling novels written by British author Lee Child. In the books Reacher is described as being 6' 7 inches tall and weighing about 250lbs. When it was first announced that Tom Cruise, Continue reading