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Guide for Aspiring Screenwriters Part I: Story Matters Most When Writing a Screenplay!

READ OUR LEGAL DISCLAIMER Actors like Tom Cruise bring characters to life on the silver screen with intensity, dedication and creativity, but the magic always begins with the story. Screenwriters, the folks who develop stories into the screenplays and scripts that take our imaginations to new heights, are the source for all the great movies and films we as fans enjoy. It’s no wonder thousands of folks from around the world aspire to write…

August 26, 2010

Tom Cruise at the Golden Globes

Watch videos of Tom Cruise at the Golden Globes, where he was nominated for his performance as raunchy media mogul Les Grossman in ‘Tropic Thunder.’ Heath Ledger won a posthumous award for his performance as the Joker in ‘The Dark Knight’, the Batman blockbuster from last summer. Look quick, but Tom is up with everyone else in the audience, applauding Heath’s incredible acting career: And then there’s more T…

January 12, 2009

Race into Day 3 of the Tom Cruise Blu-ray Collection Trivia Challenge With ‘Days of Thunder’

We have a winner! Game over, all entries are CLOSED! Congratulations to user ‘Alexandra Fechete (@buticut)’ who entered the correct answer FIRST! We will be contacting you to give you your ‘Tom Cruise Blu-ray Collection’ For all of you who are curious about the correct answer to our Trivia Challenge question below, here it is! Q: Name all of the logos that appear on Harry Hogge’s hats in the ‘Days of Thunder’ t…

November 17, 2011

Tom Cruise Narrates Industrial Light & Magic Documentary Airs Tonight!

The Tom Cruise-narrated documentary, “Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible ,” airs tonight, Friday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m. on the Encore cable network . As the team wrote about a few weeks back, the Leslie Iwerks-directed documentary highlights the amazing accomplishments of ILM through their consistent innovations within the field of visual effects. The hour-long special covers the history of the ground-breaking visu…

November 11, 2010

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Scales Great Heights To Become Tom’s Highest-Grossing Film Ever!

  CONGRATULATIONS, BOSS! Thanks to fans all over the world, Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol is not only the highest-grossing film of the four film MI franchise, it’s also the highest-grossing film in Tom’s 30-year movie career! With more than $603 million earned worldwide, it has surpassed War of the Worlds ($591.7 million) to put Tom in rare company: According to deadline.com, in the last 15 years, he has been involved with five…

February 3, 2012

TRIVIA CHALLENGE, WINNERS: Tom Cruise, Movie Producers and the Oscar for Best Picture

Yesterday we tested your knowledge on Tom’s expansive list of collaborators with the chops to earn the granddaddy of all hardware: The Oscar for Best Picture. The search to compile a complete list of producers who Tom has worked with is tougher than it first appeared ; ) As many of you might have found, Tom has had a much more involved  hand in bringing films to life than just acting! The TomCruise.com Trivia Challenge was no gimme…

April 8, 2011

Aspiring Film Editor Guide: Tips & Software To School Yourself For Cutting Room Jobs!

  READ OUR LEGAL DISCLAIMER UPDATED: October 2011 In our latest guide for all the readers who are aspiring to act, write and direct for the film industry, we focus our efforts on tips, training and schools for the emerging film editor. Often called the “invisible art”, every motion picture from the most humble web video to the plushest IMAX film is made whole by expert editing. The magic of transcending time and space in film is achieved b…

January 7, 2011

EXCLUSIVE Comic-Con ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Panel Video & Pics

Official Edge Of Tomorrow Comic-Con Poster w/Tom Cruise as ‘Bill Cage’ WARNING…THIS WILL BE AN EPIC BLOG! Official Edge Of Tomorrow Comic-Con Poster w/Emily Blunt as ‘Rita Vrataski’ As you know, we teased you guys unmercifully about a ‘July Surprise’ for a while…it was fun seeing the many guesses that you all made in reference as to what that ‘July Surprise’ just might be,…was it…

July 23, 2013

FAN POLL: Top 10 Tom Cruise Chase Scenes With Video!

One of the most exciting moments in a great action movie or thriller is the chase scene. Throughout his career, Tom Cruise has starred in several movies with especially notable chase scenes; some pushing the boundaries of what fans can expect out of the convention. It’s the moment fans wait for, when the music is pulsing, the edits speed up and the tension gets cranked to the breaking point. In short, it can be the very best scene in the m…

April 12, 2011

How to Become a Foley Artist #Aspiring2ActWriteDirect

nce, an old wooden chair, cornstarch, toilet tank cover, canned dog food, a leather jacket, and King crab legs might not have much in common. But if you’re an aspiring Foley artist and have an imaginative ear and a good sense of timing, these every day items are means to add live synchronous sound effect to the action in a movie. Watch the art of Foley via the Los Angeles Times. A Foley artist uses an arsenal of wacky items like these to match…

October 29, 2013