Last Thursday, Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Showplace ICON theaters for a preview screening of his latest blockbuster, Edge of Tomorrow. When a huge star like that walks into a theater full of fans, there's a sort of convulsion as people shriek and leap to their feet; it's pretty exciting even if you don't share in the hysteria. Cruise gave a little spiel for the movie, posed for a photograph with the whole audience standing behind him, and soon split. He did make one interesting comment before he left, noting that he loves movies so much he watches one every day. That couch-jumping enthusiasm is the reason people still like Cruise, even after three decades in the spotlight have turned him into a rather eccentric character. Continue reading >>
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The hero of Doug Liman's sci-fi blockbuster keeps reliving the same day.