Jack Reacher

Critic Speak Podcast: Episode 4

On this week’s episode of the Critic Speak Podcast, we review the hot new Marvel blockbuster “Iron Man 3,” discuss Hollywood’s latest method of vetting scripts for their commercial viability, and examine the New York SAFE Act’s potential impact on film and television productions. And as always, James and I close the show by covering …

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Review: “Jack Reacher”

“Jack Reacher” is based on Lee Child’s “One Shot,” the ninth mystery novel in a series of 17 that have cumulatively sold over 60 million copies worldwide, but you’d never guess this by only watching the film, which is exceedingly unexceptional. Paramount executives could have saved a lot of money on licensing fees by simply …

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New trailer: “Jack Reacher”

It’s been a rough summer for Tom Cruise, what with “Rock of Ages” bombing, his marriage collapsing, and his wife attempting to win sole custody of their six-year-old daughter. However, maybe Cruise will be able to earn a little bit of goodwill back from audiences with the trailer for his upcoming “Jack Reacher” (embedded above), …

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