Daily Archives: December 21, 2012
“A big damn book for big damn heroes.” This book’s back blurb says it all. Okay, my piece here would be pretty short if that was exactly true, so please indulge me and let me tell you why this book makes an ideal gift for that special geek in your life.
Movies, movies, movies! That’s what we’re talking about, of course! And it’s going to be a busy weekend at the box office, as a plethora of new releases try to unseat The Hobbit from the top of the heap. Do any stand a chance? Here are our predictions!
Jack Reacher is the brand new action film staring Tom Cruise as the title character. Created by Lee Child, Reacher novels are extremely popular, which should mean some decent returns for the flick, which has been getting solid notices thanks to Cruise’s performance. Child fans may stay away because Cruise doesn’t measure up stature wise to Reacher (he’s over 6′ in the book; Cruise is 5’7), but I think the film will still find an audience. Look for a second place showing with $18 million.
Find out how the rest of the top five may turn out after the jump!
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