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TomCruise.com Recaps Comic Con 2012

TC.com team member Tim headed to San Diego, California, this weekend to take in, absorb and revel in the 43rd annual Comic Con. We’re telling you the obvious here, but he had an absolute blast! Here’s his recap of four days in Comic Con paradise.  FROM ITS HUMBLE BEGINNINGS as a small gathering of comic-book nerds looking to buy collectible issues, Comic Con has exploded to become Hollywood’s premiere event for releasing new informa…

July 16, 2012

‘Minority Report’ Takes Tom To ‘Oblivion’

Even though Stacee Jaxx  is still tattooed in our minds and Jack Reacher will beat his way into our brain pan before Jack Harper (Tom’s character in Oblivion) stands at the top of the mental movie heap, the release of the official Oblivion plot synopsis and the announcement of the composer selection—M83, a French electronic act— put us in a sci-fi kind of mood.  Tom’s most significant work in this area—Minority Report and War of the…

June 29, 2012

Top 10 Tom Cruise Movies from TotallyTop10.com

After breaking out as a young actor, Tom Cruise has undoubtedly put in amazing work in dozens of great starring roles. Whether you’re a fan of Mr. Cruise’s more serious, critically-acclaimed performances, there’s two Oscar contenders on the list. If your more a fan of Tom at his big-budget, popcorn-action movie best, there’s plenty of that too. In short, you can take a tour through some of the best performances that takes…

September 7, 2010

Aspiring Visual Effects Artists Guide: Training for a Dream Job in Post Production!

READ OUR LEGAL DISCLAIMER As a part of our ongoing series of guides inspired by the Twitter list #aspiring2actwritedirect, the team at TomCruise.com compiled a list of resources to get visual effects artists and special effects artists careers off the ground! As we did in the posts for emerging actors, directors and screenwriters, the team mined the best information online to bring you a guide to begin your journey into the world of cinematic p…

October 8, 2010

We Asked: “What Movie Would You See 10 Times and Why?”

A couple of days ago we asked you to tell us which movie, (ANY movie, not just a Tom Cruise movie), you would watch 10 times and why, and we wanted to share all of the great responses we received from you guys via the www.TomCruise.com Twitter, Facebook, Weibo, and Orkut Channels! Some of the films that we saw mentioned often were Pretty Woman, Top Gun, Dirty Dancing, A Few Good Men, and The Godfather It was so interesting to us to see your com…

June 15, 2011

A Collection Of How-To Guides For Anyone Who Aspires To Act, Write, Direct or Work In The Entertainment Industry

r.   Aspiring Directors and Filmmakers Guide Find out about numerous filmmaking techniques (including mobile!), film festivals, contests and competitions that could give your project exposure, award much-needed funds or offer training programs to advance your career in films.    Aspiring Film Editors Guide Tips and Resources to help you launch a career in film editing. Aspiring Stuntman Guide Tips, Resources, and Information to help…

July 25, 2011

EXTRAORDINARY: ‘Oblivion’ Sci-Fi Movie Trailer With Joseph Kosinski Director Commentary

kolaj Coster-Waldau and Melissa Leo.  The trailer blew us all away when it was released online.  But it’s even more extraordinary when you hear the writer/director reveal behind-the-scenes secrets and tricks.  Just some of the awesome facts Kosinski reveals include: What or who is a ‘Scav?’ What is a HydroRig? What happens in the future to The New York Public Library? Ready to be blown away?  Click on the ‘Oblivion’…

December 21, 2012

The Villains of Mission: Impossible

Michael Nyqvist as Kurt Hendricks in ‘Mission: Impossible 4′ is out to set off a nuclear war. Movie villains!!! Can’t live with them(they tend to be homicidal, self-serving, double-crossing, and just plain mean) and can’t live without them (what a boring trip to the cinema it  would be without someone to add heavy doses of unpredictability and pure venality!). But just as we all have a favorite Hollywood hero, most of us…

July 30, 2012

Valkyrie, WWII Movies Draw Tourists to Hitler’s Bunker

In the movie ‘Valkyrie,’ Tom Cruise played Col. Claus von Stauffenberg, the high-ranking German officer in charge of the 20 July Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, he carried out his plan to place a briefcase containing a bomb to the Wolfsschanze (auf Englisch, the Wolf’s Lair). The attempt failed when another officer moved the briefcase so that Hitler was only injured. Stauffenberg and the other conspirators…

September 24, 2009

Hollywood’s Military Film Heroes For The Ladies!

Ladies Love Maverick in “Top Gun.” This one goes out to all the ladies who love a guy in uniform.  Who can forget Tom Cruise as the young Naval aviator in the 1986 hit, “Top Gun?” Did you know there are over 25,000 films made about the military?  At least!  (No one knows the total count, but that’s close).  Out of all of those movies- some classic, some not so much, we started to wonder, “What are the favorite…

September 5, 2012