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Tom Cruise Video: Rain Man

What if you found out you had a long lost brother? What if it turned out that brother was brilliant, but mentally challenged? What if you had to hear the word “Wapner” over and over and over and over… ‘Rain Man‘ is the story of Charlie Babbit (Cruise), a selfish yuppie type who finds out he’s been left out of his father’s will, and subsequently snubbed a three million dollars inheritance. After investiga…

August 17, 2009

Tom Cruise Movie Rain Man Compared to Jim Sheridan’s Brothers

…s) Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom in ‘Troy’, Edward Norton and Edward Furlong playing the role of the Vineyard brothers in ‘American History X’, and Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman as the Babbit Brothers in ‘Rain Man’. In ‘Rain Man’, Charlie Babbit (Tom Cruise) and Raymond Babbit (Dustin Hoffman) are not without the jealousy that usually characterizes stories about brothers. Raymond Babbit, mathematically gifted yet…

December 18, 2009

Knight and Day co-star Paul Dano in new film, “The Extra Man”

Like many of Tom Cruise’s collaborators from the movie Knight and Day , Paul Dano has stayed remarkably busy with projects all summer. The latest film tackled by Dano, seen in the beautiful trailer above, is The Extra Man. Dano stars in the new romantic drama alongside famed actor Kevin Kline. The movie hit theaters on July 30th, and is now available through on demand services, satellite television providers, gaming networks and online s…

August 31, 2010

Tom Cruise Photos: Barry Levinson

Tomcruise.com added exclusive black-and-white photos to the picture gallery of Tom with filmmakers he’s worked with in over two decades of show business. One of those pictures is of director Barry Levinson, the man behind the Oscar-winning ‘Rain Man.’ After attending American University, Barry Levinson decided to try his luck in Los Angeles. After several years, he landed a gig writing for “The Carol Burnett Show,” which…

October 14, 2009

Real Life Vigilantes and Superheroes That ‘Jack Reacher’ Might Appreciate…

…all live in, not IN the movies though sometimes influenced BY the movies, somewhere, someone decides, well, they’ve had enough.  Enough crime.  Enough violence.  Just…enough.  And like a modern day Batman or Iron Man or Thor or Jack Reacher, they put on a costume to turn themselves into a crime fighting vigilante. We swear, this is totally real! Curtis Sliwa, founder of The Guardian Angels One of the most well-known, modern day vigi…

October 22, 2012

Jack Reacher’s Other Man of Menace: Werner Herzog, The Villain…

When Tom Cruise turns the silver screen red and black in December with his bruising portrayal of Jack Reacher, —adding to his badass roles in the Mission: Impossible series, Collateral and The Last Samurai—he will not be the only man wreaking havoc on screen. ‘The Zek’, a former prisoner of war, and the evil counterpart to Reacher’s man of rough justice, will impact the screen with his own brand of bad. And bringing him to life. will…

July 19, 2012

Top 10 Tom Cruise Movies from TotallyTop10.com

…yes Wide Shut – Tom teamed with cinema master Stanley Kubrick in what became the movie maestro’s final directing effort before passing away in 1999, the year of the film’s release. Tom stars as Dr. Bill Harford, a Manhattan physician stumbling into a dangerous world of deceit and power. The film pushes drama to a razor’s edge, with Tom delivering splendidly with his famed intensity. The film went on to be included in many critic…

September 7, 2010

New “Last Man” ‘Oblivion’ Trailer Released By Universal Canada

TeamTC was stoked this morning to discover that a new ‘Oblivion’ TV trailer called ‘Last Man’ was released by Universal Canada last night! As an ex-New Yorker, I loved seeing the Empire State Building in the opening trailer scene which begins with Tom’s narration: “60 years ago, earth was attacked…everyone’s been evacuated, nothing human remains… “, setting up the trailer for some serio…

March 21, 2013

Tom Cruise Movie Quotes Featured By Extra!

Hi everyone! The entertainment news juggernaut Extra rounded up the bests quotes from Tom Cruise movies throughout his career. With so many great films to choose from, they narrowed it down to twenty-five quotes. It was Tom’s performance in Jerry Maguire which garnered the most mentions, with Extra pointing at five major quotes from Tom’s Oscar-nominated performances making the list. Show me the money! The quotes are included below…

July 12, 2010

Elon Musk Creates His Own Minority Report & Iron Man Gestural Technology

Elon Musk, the Tony Stark and Howard Hughes of our day who also was co-founder of Paypal, Founder of SpaceX and the Tesla car company, (yep an all around underachiever, boy do we suddenly feel like losers;(, has debuted a new approach  right out of ‘Minority Report’ & ‘Iron Man’ to designing rocket parts! He and his team started with a new Leap Motion device, (TeamTC gave one to Tom when they came out BTW, given the s…

September 16, 2013