There are lots of people out there making content exclusively for the web, but there’s hardly anybody that does it as well as Lindsay Ellis. A Channel Awesome contest to create a companion show for the Nostalgia Critic series brought her to our attention as the Nostalgia Chick, but it’s clear that Ms. Ellis has a lot more to offer us than a look back at the past – her brand of criticism not only informs, it educates – and that’s an even more rare thing than simply making quality videos.
Some people don’t like Tom Cruise because of the way he handles his relationships, the religion he practices or his capped teeth. I, for one, still enjoy watching that guy work. Sure, Jack Reacher wasn’t great, but the movie’s lack of quality had nothing to do with Tom Cruise’s performance. Beyond his performance quality, I also admire the choices he makes regarding the films in which he appears. An actor of his status can not only pick and choose his roles, but push a project into production. It’s because of this that Cruise has earned the status of patron saint of non-franchise sci-fi movies. Let’s take a look! Read the rest of this entry