America's last movie star sealed his fate on Oprah's couch
Tom Cruise Is Back! (And Back! And Back!)
Your guide to this season's flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
Pop that collar baby, we're going back in time. ("Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads!") For one night only the Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar will be dipping back into the era of big hair and even bigger phones. The inspiration for the evening comes from two prominent '80s set cinema clas ... More >>
The star is convincing as a tough guy in a beat-'em-up action flick
Star-clogged film degrades rock and musical theater
Another Mission: Impossible movie
Human hair has been used as a flavoring ingredient for yearsNo, this isn't a post about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. It is about the far more interesting predicament this Kentucky gentleman found himself in, when two of his buddies, enraged over a tractor deal gone wrong, shaved his beard ... More >>
It's a hard job, but somebody's gotta do itTim Pawlenty didn't step out in front of a Waverly, Iowa, crowd over the weekend and proudly introduce his wife as an accomplished former lawyer and judge. Nope, he wanted to talk about his smokin' hot arm candy! That's an old story for men in powerful p ... More >>
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
Courtesy Dancing With the StarsD-list celebrities with A-list movesIt's been a month since the season finale of Dancing With the Stars, but The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is keeping the love alive with their summer dance series. Today Twin Cities twinkletoes will be downtown cuttin ... More >>
Dude, just stop talking
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
A double-dose of hockey today. Get all five questions right and have a chance at complimentary comedy/movie passes at the Uptown Theater next Saturday night!
Movie is good idea but not executed well—kind of like Cruise himself
And that's a good thing when Will Ferrell's your star
There's an odd upside to Robert Redford's terribly earnest, quite terrible war drama
The House slashes funding for PBS and NPR, Coke bows to pressure from Wal-Mart over distribution issues, crappy fan drawings of Tom Cruise, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Jet-setting Cruise gives us a beating in 'M:i:III'
Screenwriter Robert Towne maps the psychology of the American bad-ass
Bush cuts funding for condoms for Africa, Jerry Falwell wants to tell you how to celebrate Christmas, Neal Pollack's poopy problems, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
"Jumping the couch" replaces "jumping the shark" Let's be honest: "Jumping the shark," like, jumped the shark about two years ago. Still, we use it to refer to television shows that have run their course and are srambling to survive by settling for half-brained plot lines. Thanks to Tom Cruise, h ... More >>
Seriously. Let's pretend it doesn't exist. Can we? Let's erase Tom Cruise's protruding jaw from our brain, and his big horse teeth and that little chunk of cheek that vibrates when he gets angry or confused or postures like he's not five-feet tall. Scientology? Never heard of it. I think my eigth-gr ... More >>
Spielberg's 'War' brings security to the blockbuster
Former fans of The Rosie O'Donnell Show may recall that Ro openly worshipped one Tom Cruise. In fact, she referred to him exclusively as "My Tommy" and kept a soundbite from the Who's "Tommy" on her desktop control panel. T.C. fell just below Streisand and Drake's Cakes on O'Donnell's list of favori ... More >>
The Independent's Andrew Gumbel offers a compelling reason why people are starting to hate Tom Cruise--we don't want to see the machinations behind our illusory celebrity romances. The public's general discomfort with the TomKat romance reached its comic apex on Sunday when Cruise got squirted in ... More >>
In 'Collateral' it's not about the route--it's about the ride
'The Last Samurai' reveals how the west was wan
Peering into the black hole of celebrity that is Matt Damon
Unflavored Simulacra Swirls around Cruise, Cruz, and Crowe
Outward Spiral's latest comedy, Dog Opera, holds its audience hostage for nearly three hours
Director John Woo's Mission is made next-to-impossible by Hollywood operatives
P.T. Anderson's Magnolia withers under the weight of its ambition
Stanley Kubrick's long-delayed Eyes Wide Shut sets out to baffle and bore Tom Cruise fans--and succeeds impeccably