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'Rock of Ages' Trailer: It's Tom Cruise's Turn at Karaoke

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I can't imagine Tom Cruise is much of a drinker, but if you were able to get him away from Katie and Xenu for an all-night binge, the basic elements of this trailer for Rock of Ages are what I figure you would end up with: Tom Cruise strutting around with shirtless bravado, Tom Cruise emphatically belting out well-known rock standards, Tom Cruise briefly lying down in shameful self-reflection, Tom Cruise bitterly introducing us to his monkey, etc. This is exactly why Tom Cruise should not do tequila shots nor jukebox musicals.

I think I can see why Alec Baldwin faked sick to try to get out of this.

  • December 13, 2011
    Combining Tom Cruise and a jukebox musical must have seemed like a good idea at some level. Both come with an inherent loud exuberance and broad familiarity that has made My Moms nationwide take pause and nod approvingly when either appears on a morning show. Unfortunately, tho... / Continue →
  • May 31, 2011
    Well, looks like Alec Baldwins pleas--begging to not be in a jukebox rock musical--fell on deaf ears, because today Rock of Ages director Adam Shankman produced this first photo of Baldwin and co-star Russell Brand on the film's Miami set. If you're wondering why the actors loo... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2012
    Curious how the Rock of Ages movie soundtrack will improve your collection of Tom Cruise ballads? It will improve it greatly! If that's something you're looking to do. According to EW, the jukebox musical's official soundtrack will feature Cruise's thetan meat body attempting c... / Continue →
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