The Declining Popularity of Tom Cruise

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  1. Tuerney1

    Tuerney1 Well-Known Member

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    Actually, I don't know that Tom Cruise's popularity has declined that much at all. There's a lull now between bigger Cruise movies. If you look at the last few years (MI3, War of the Worlds, Collateral, The Last Samurai), he's still a huge international draw. At least in my opinion, we'll have to wait until The Eye or whatever his next movie is comes out to see if it's a real decline in popularity or just a lull.

    That said, he might just be getting a little long in the tooth for the kind of movie star he is, which would certainly indicate a decline. Could be a backlash against his public displays...but those seem to wane whenever a big move comes back. I don't think it has much to do with his fashion sense, though...otherwise, I'd expect the hot movie stars of the moment to have more style. [​IMG]
     


  2. Soph

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    Now Matt Lauer has fashion sense, Tom put a black t shirt on; something I wear to Starbucks to get coffee after a rough night out

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    LabelKing Senior member

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    I don't get it.

    What's that picture? Is it like the Hollywood 10?
     


  4. Soph

    Soph Senior member

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    I don't get it.

    What's that picture? Is it like the Hollywood 10?


    You're just being glib.[​IMG]
     


  5. faustian bargain

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    i think TC is bizarrely fascinating. i am waiting (nay hoping) for a public crack-up, similar for example to the delicious lurid stories of jim bakker and jimmy swaggert, a couple of other religous nutjobs who got what was coming to 'em. [​IMG]
     


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    the decline of his popularity among the common man (or woman).

    Tom Cruise made two films in the last year(War of the Worlds, MI-3), together they grossed over $350 million domestically and nearly $1billon worldwide. It appears that he's still got some juice[​IMG]
     


  8. Kent Wang

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    [​IMG] I've been waiting for the right moment to deploy this smilie.
     


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    Now Matt Lauer has fashion sense
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    I don't know about that jacket/pants combo on Lauer...
     


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    He's as mad as a bag of spiders: [​IMG][​IMG]
     


  11. Nonk

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    He is as mad as a bottle of chips.

    Quite liked War of the Worlds though.
     


  12. Soph

    Soph Senior member

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    He's as mad as a bag of spiders:
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    -American Psycho 2[​IMG]
     


  13. grimslade

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    He's never been right, since TC made that incomprehensible movie, for Stanley Kubrick: EYES WIDE SHUT. JMHO

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    Eyes Wide Shut is a brilliant, misunderstood and underrated film. IMNSHO.
     


  14. Soph

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    Eyes Wide Shut is a brilliant, misunderstood and underrated film. IMNSHO.

    Eyes Wide Shut was not a convential film, and does have moments of brillance; although not an inspirational film for marriage or conservatives. It was filmed with great care, an erotic thriller/drama.
     


  15. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    Tom Cruise does wear a lot of black, and he's developed a habit of wearing tight tee shirts to show off the physique that he has been building for a while. Those appearance cues can rub some people the wrong way.
     


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