Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 42 – Is Tom Cruise Our Greatest Working Action Star?
On the eve of release for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark discuss a surprisingly staggering notion: Tom Cruise is the best action star working in movies today. With the waning careers of Schwarzenegger and Willis, and the middling quality of films starring The Rock or Vin Diesel, it seems like Cruise is the clear king of the action mountain. Listen to hear the guys talk it through whilst dangling precariously from a ledge.
Additional Note: The phrase “Early Spielberg” is an inside joke that references our 2011 roundtable discussion of Super 8.
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