Cold War propaganda that is weirdly apolitical. Sunny, breezy homoeroticism that is surely unintentional. What a hoot this is! Mostly not in a good way, but its impact on pop culture cannot be denied.
Style and humor galore, and a hugely entertaining performance from Tom Cruise. But should a true story of immense governmental corruption be quite this fun?
I thought the IHOP/Despicable Me connection was a tenuous one — you may have seen the ads on American TV in which little yellow blobby Minions are chowing down on pancakes — but even if IHOP is disgusting, at least there’s something endlessly cute about watching Minions do anything. But MasterCard prepaid credit cards featuring … more…
Look, I realize that it can be hard to distinguish from dry snark, but I swear to god I am being 100 percent totally and sincerely sincere when I implore you to feel Tom’s pain. Maybe.