The adaptation of Lee Child’s best-selling book One Shot, Tom Cruise has some mighty big literary shoes to fill. This film could have so easily been a mechanical and soulless action film, relying purely on the big name stars and the widely-read source material. In fact, Jack Reacher is beautifully shot, brilliantly acted and far surpasses the traditional man-against-the-world action flick. It never pushes the envelope too far, but Jack Reacher will leave you wanting more.
Twenty-four years in the making, George Lucas’ passion project has finally soared onto our screens to expose the untold story of the Tuskegee Airmen. Except it doesn’t really do that at all. The only history lesson on offer here is a little recap of ‘The Great Beard in the post-Episode VI era’, which is justly left out of textbooks because it’s really rather sad. Face it, George, a P-51 Mustang is just not an X-Wing.