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In Appreciation of Tom Cruise

When you look back on the career of Tom Cruise, how will you remember it? Maybe it’s a little early to broach that question. He turned 50 this year, but looks just as spry as he did 20 years ago. He’s obviously got something left in the action-star tank, as he decided to take over [...]

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How Movies and Moviemakers Can Change Your Life

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox column running in Sunday’s Pocono Record. Why now write about this now, you ask? Because Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction will be playing in one-night revival shows at Cinemark Stroud Mall next week.) In 1993 I was 18 and barely had any serious experience with movies. I [...]

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Paycheck. Big Paycheck.

Linkage: It was only a matter of time before it happened, but James Bond will be back, with Daniel Craig starring and Sam Mendes directing, in 2012. There was just too much easy money at stake for the movie not to happen. It’s not surprising that the movie is getting made, what is surprising is [...]

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