Few Good Men
you go back in time through your DVD player, you'll discover
that there was a time where Tom Cruise didn't blink. He was
playing lawyers. I don't know if one was a result of the other,
but they definitely went hand in hand.
soars with a trite and contrived intensity through A Few
Good Men, under the impression that he's driving the car,
Demi Moore is riding shotgun, Kevin Pollack is stuffed in
the trunk and, if you look close enough, you'll see Kevin
Bacon riding bitch in the backseat for a while.
may have had the leading role in this movie, but it was definitely
Jack Nicholson's car.
Few Good Men, or as I like to call it, A Few Good Scenes
is driven by the infrequent scenes with Nicholson, and Cruise's
jittery body language, which passes for action in this film.
was the truth about Cruise at the time. And I couldn't handle
and corporate espionage go together like tuna fish and jelly.
A lot of tuna fish and jelly. With a 2 ½ hour running
time, The Firm is a long-ass movie about a money-grubbing
lawyer who goes for the gold only to discover he's working
for a shady law firm that's about to use him as a fall guy.
don't know if it was supposed to be interesting. It made me
wish I didn't lend out my copy of Marathon Man. The smaller
parts by great actors like Gene Hackman, a pre-crackup Gary
Busey, and Hal Holbrook were enticing enough, but-hack film
critic quote-The Firm left me rather limp. Plus it was on
HBO about 80,000 times past the point that anyone could avoid
having seen it.