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HiT Reviews: ‘American Made,’ ‘Battle of the Sexes’
10 months ago

HiT Reviews: ‘American Made,’ ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Every few years we’re reminded Tom Cruise is more than just a movie star. He’s a darn good actor, too.

Think “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Magnolia” and “Rain …
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Critic vs. Critic: Tom Cruise’s ‘The Mummy’
1 year ago

Critic vs. Critic: Tom Cruise’s ‘The Mummy’

The dawn of the Dark Universe is getting clubbed by most movie critics.

“The Mummy’s” RottenTomatoes.com score is an anemic 17 percent “rotten.” That hardly bodes well for the franchise’s …
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‘The Mummy’ Makes Cruise’s Couch Jump Look Sane
1 year ago

‘The Mummy’ Makes Cruise’s Couch Jump Look Sane

What do Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep all have in common?

All three legendary stars have at least one stinker on their resume.

Cruise on Autopilot in Flat ‘Jack Reacher’ Sequel
1 year ago

Cruise on Autopilot in Flat ‘Jack Reacher’ Sequel

If “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” wasn’t headlined by Tom Cruise and didn’t have a $60 million budget, it would be your average VOD action flick.

The first “Reacher” had …
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Reviews: ‘Jack Reacher,’ ‘Keeping Up with the Joneses’
2 years ago

Reviews: ‘Jack Reacher,’ ‘Keeping Up with the Joneses’

No, we don’t get any awkward girl power speeches. Nor is the male hero diminished simply to make his comely co-star look better.

The “Jack Reacher” sequel, under producer/star Tom …
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Veterans Salute ‘Top Gun’ 30 Years Later
2 years ago

Veterans Salute ‘Top Gun’ 30 Years Later

“Platoon.” “Full Metal Jacket.” “Hamburger Hill.” The decade featured some of the grittiest looks at military service, often featuring U.S. soldiers behaving badly.

Then Tom Cruise declared a need for speed.


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HiT’s 10 Best Films of 2015
3 years ago

HiT’s 10 Best Films of 2015

The second season of FX’s “Fargo” lapped anything at your local theater this year. That’s hardly a condemnation of 2015’s movie lineup. How many two-hour tales could top FX’s sprawling, near-perfect …
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