Unpopular opinion: Rich and famous actresses complaining about pressure on their weight and appearance is nauseating

Like almost everything else in the modern era, the current generation of actors and actresses has completely broken the unspoken agreement that gave old Hollywood its magic.  Celebrities want fame and fortune without any of the associated costs, as if it’s possible to live a life of wealth and privilege in the public eye while… Continue reading Unpopular opinion: Rich and famous actresses complaining about pressure on their weight and appearance is nauseating

The timelessness of Tom Cruise, the last movie star

Top Gun: Maverick is the most successful film in a storied career and perhaps the best case study of movie stardom over time of all time.  Cruise portrays the same character 36 years apart, and makes it clear that nothing has really changed for either him or Maverick, onscreen or off. Tom Cruise is the… Continue reading The timelessness of Tom Cruise, the last movie star

Even Tom Cruise can’t handle coronavirus, the actor explodes about restrictions

On what planet are our elites living where they believe they can shut down people’s livelihoods indefinitely while allowing our betters to keep making mad dollars? In college, I was fortunate to attend a seminar with two-time Oscar Winner William Goldman, author and screenwriter of The Princess Bride.  Mr. Goldman was asked how an aspiring… Continue reading Even Tom Cruise can’t handle coronavirus, the actor explodes about restrictions