Screenplay idea: Man gets amnesia and reconstructs his life from blog comments he wrote. Short film -- he kills himself after 11 minutes.
Some people will now forever remember Tom Cruise from those Scientology vids, but I choose to cement my memory in the not-so-fictional version from Magnolia. Your moment of nostalgic zen: Lying Under Pressure and Respect The Cock.
I'll be cementing my memories from his role in The Outsiders.
"Ain't nobody gonna call the fuzz in this neighborhood! Cause they know better!"
Indeed, nothing gold can stay.
posted by rico at 5:09 PM on January 17, 2008
i remember at the time thinking "i bet he's really like this." little did we know. magnolia is an excellent movie. i love julianne moore's drugstore freakout too, she's so completely messed up, yet totally hot.
posted by kitty holmes at 10:15 PM on January 17, 2008
Magnolia actually got pretty tepid reviews. It was perceived as "trying too much," and, I suppose, it did. But I loved it for that. It's also why I liked Southland Tales this year.
posted by Rex at 3:01 AM on January 18, 2008
Wow, those are dead ringers for the Scientology video.
posted by Mark Gisleson at 2:08 PM on January 18, 2008
That was his best, um, performance.
posted by Kurtis at 9:54 PM on January 18, 2008
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