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The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

By Adam Woodward

Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie combine for one of the most purely entertaining action movies of the new century.

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Tarantino’s ninth feature will be set in the summer of ’69

By Hannah Woodhead

It’s back to LA for QT as the writer/director’s next project begins to take shape.

American Made

By James Luxford

Tom Cruise gets a lot more than he bargained for in this madcap ’80s adventure.

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How The Mummy set the tone for the modern horror blockbuster

By Danilo Castro

Stephen Sommers’ 1999 film offers the perfect blend of scares, thrills and high camp.

The Mummy

By David Jenkins

The twinkling insta-charm of Tom Cruise can’t save this mangled mutt of a movie epic.

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Watch Tom Cruise get funny in the trailer for American Made

By Little White Lies

Doug Liman’s latest plays the slick, sliver-tongued chancer story for laughs.

The Mummy returns. Again. Watch the first official trailer

By Tom Williams

Tom Cruise stars in the upcoming reboot, which sees a modernisation of the previous trilogy.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

By Adam Woodward

Tom Cruise reprises his role as Lee Child’s enigmatic hero in a sequel that fails to hit the ground running.

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My Scientology Movie

By Gabriela Helfet

The UK’s most cordial muckraker heads over to the US to look into the Church of Scientology.

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Who are Steven Spielberg’s greatest artistic muses?

By James Luxford

Mark Rylance is the latest in a list of key collaborators who bring out the best in The Beard.

Why War of the Worlds is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Adam Woodward

Steven Spielberg’s alien invasion epic offers a boldly personal take on a contemporary global crisis.

Why Edge of Tomorrow is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Craig Williams

This tricksy, time-looping caper acts as a telling metaphor for the repeated resurgence of its leading man, Tom Cruise.

Dreaming Big – The greatest blockbusters of the 21st century

By Little White Lies

Twelve writers pin their colours to the tentpole in our survey of the best summer movies of the modern era.

How Mission: Impossible set the blueprint for the modern actioner

By James Luxford

Twenty years ago Brian De Palma and Tom Cruise ushered in a new blockbuster era.

Top Gun at 30 – a rookie’s guide to an ’80s classic

By Adam Lee Davies

A first-time flyer attempts to glean the plot of this cherished Tom Cruise vehicle from 30 years of pop culture collateral.

Why Mission: Impossible III is the pinnacle of the Tom Cruise spy franchise

By David Ehrlich

It’s all down to an incredible antagonist as played by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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