Film Review: Edge Of Tomorrow

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Tom Cruise is doing a good job of creating his own market for pop corn fodder, throw away action movies that actually have a layer of implausible depth to them. They are never going to be timelessly classics, delving heavily into narrative questioning of the greatest philosophies of man; but it’s hard to argue that his filmography is simple just mindless guns, fighting and money making cynicism.

In fact, I’d go as far as to say that Cruise gets a hard time purely because his off screen antics taint his on screen reputation. If you spend some time looking through his Curriculum Vitae to date really, it really is littered with a constant flow of simmeringly good films. He knows the genre and style that works for him and he sticks to it. And however much it feels stupidly minoritising to say this, I actually like him as an actor. Read more