Look up the name Joseph Kosinski and you’ll find woefully little to fill out even this excerpt. He made a name for himself in advertising by creating eye-catching commercials that were laden with computer graphics and imagery. His foray into feature film came at the hands of Steven Lisberger (director of the original Tron) who hand picked him for the director’s chair of the sequel, Tron: Legacy. His debut was nothing short of a roaring success, setting up his latest sci-fi adventure as a thing to behold.
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.
We’re already half-way through our 12 Days of Christmas! Where has the time gone? Let’s take a GANDER (geddit?) at Best For Film’s Top 6 Geese. Are you EGGcited? OK OK no more goose puns. We couldn’t think of anymore anyway. Enjoy!
It’s Minority Report + Mad Max + Wall-E + Tom Cruise Shouting At Things – Oblivion looks great!