Originally Posted by InnocentBystander
though i do agree with your assessment of cruise, to a point...
his track record at the box office has nothing to do with his talent.
hollywood box office numbers speak nothing to talent or quality of film.
typically they just reflect what an uneducated, thoughtless and easily amused culture we are part of...
Have you watched Magnolia, Rain Man, Collateral, Interview with a Vampire and Born on the Fourth of July? Let's throw in his awesome supporting role in Tropic Thunder too. All of those are GREAT performances and his action stuff is easily above average.