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Jack Reacher

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of September 9

Digital Book World | Posted 09.10.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The title that jumped six spots this week to unseat Gayle Forman's novel is Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, and it, too, is published by Penguin Random House.

Innovate Never Imitate

Rob Taub | Posted 07.24.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

The International Thriller Writers motto is "Innovate Never Imitate," and part of the organization's mission statement "is to provide a way for successful, bestselling authors to help debut and midlist authors advance their careers."

Movie Review: Oblivion

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately reminiscent of many other, better movies, Oblivion is a comic-book -- excuse me, graphic novel -- adaptation that has one thing in its favor: It's not in 3D. Otherwise, this Tom Cruise vehicle is large, lavish and flat as a fallen soufflé.

Mike Ryan

Meet John McClane Jr.

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

"A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth film in the "Die Hard" franchise, is a "kind of ageist tryptic." Those were the words of star Bruce Willis back in...

15 Seconds With Gross

Tom Alderman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

15 Seconds is a revenge story -- in reverse. Here, the good guy is receiving and the bad guy is delivering the revenge, gruesome revenge. What makes the story work so well is the compassion you may feel for the killer, as twisted as he is.

Weekend Box Office: Texas Chainsaw 3D Tops the First Weekend of 2013 While Promised Land Tanks

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Texas Chainsaw 3D topped the box office this weekend with a robust $23 million. That this under-marketed film was still able to kick up a solid opening is proof of the franchise's long-standing popularity with genre fans (this is the seventh entry in 40 years).

Pirates Star Re-Enacts History Of Tom Cruise

Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

Two-time MLB All-Star Andrew McCutchen has added a lot to his professional résumé in 2012. Now the Pittsburgh outfielder can add A-list impersonati...

Timing Is Everything

Liz Smith | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Reacher is a character who has more or less resigned from the human race. He is not greedy, avaricious, or ambitious. He was a military policeman at one time so he's been there and done that. He dislikes evil and fights it.

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment

The holidays are in full swing and the critics have gifted us with another week of harsh reviews. It was a slim week for album releases, with the ...

Still On Top?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Just turned 50, Tom Cruise is eligible for membership in the American Association of Retired Persons. Just split from third wife Katie ...

Review: Jack Reacher

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Warts and all, Jack Reacher is a winner and Tom Cruise once again proves why he's still a movie star. Still, the best thing I can say about Jack Reacher is that I kinda hope we get a sequel.

Movie Review: Jack Reacher

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's nothing wrong with Jack Reacher that couldn't be helped by losing 15 or 20 minutes of exposition and other kinds of explaining.

Tom Cruise Movie's Horrible Timing

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment

-- The idea of watching a movie in which a sniper methodically crafts his own bullets, practices weekly at a gun range, then waits quietly in an empt...

Tom Cruise Returning To Pittsburgh For Smaller 'Jack Reacher' Premiere

AP | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment

PITTSBURGH — Tom Cruise is heading to Pittsburgh for a scaled-down screening of his new action movie, "Jack Reacher," after it was postponed ove...

Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' Premiere Postponed In Wake Of Shooting

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- The U.S. premiere of the Tom Cruise action movie "Jack Reacher" is being postponed following the deadly Connecticut school shooting. Para...

Lee Child On Watching Tom Cruise As Jack Reacher

Lee Child | Posted 02.03.2013 | Books
Lee Child

The Reacher books were a be-careful-what-you-wish-for proposition for Hollywood. At first glance: bestsellers, a popular central character, plenty of action and incident, and plenty of sequel possibility. A no-brainer. But at second glance, there were three problems.

Writers Who 'Thrill' Me: Vince Flynn, Lee Childs, Nelson DeMille and Patricia Cornwell

Liz Smith | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Liz Smith

I love reading thrillers. As you might know, Lee Childs of the Jack Reacher series is my current crush and soon we will be seeing Tom Cruise playing him in the movies.

Which Hot Leading Men Over 50 Are Hitting The Big Screen?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.30.2012 | Fifty

Despite a year of personal troubles that included the end of his five-year marriage to actress Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, 50, continues to cement his r...

WATCH: Tom Cruise Is No Hero In 'Jack Reacher'

Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

The new "Jack Reacher" trailer wants to tell audiences one thing: Tom Cruise is not a hero. "Do you think I'm a hero?" Cruise snorts after one of his ...

We'll Try to Stay Off Politics -- But for Heaven's Sakes, Give Us a Star or Two We Can Dish About!

Liz Smith | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Some people want me to stick to gossip but frankly, I can't. There isn't any gossip right now worth going on about. At least, the political game has been lively and the principle players are all fascinating, even the ones I find kind of weird.

Borrowed Jewels? Not for Real Stars!

Liz Smith | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

But just before she left the press room, she turned and touched the massive Van Cleef & Arpels necklace blazing around her neck. "Oh, and in case you're wondering, this is mine." And that, baby, was a star.

Tom Cruise As 'Jack Reacher': He's No Hero

Liz Smith | Posted 09.08.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

The movie, based on the character created by author Lee Child, had its share of controversy when Cruise was cast. (Mostly that he wasn't tall enough, didn't have the right build or the required alone-on-the-road toughness.)

WATCH: Tom Cruise *IS* Jack Reacher

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment

Jack Reacher, the hero of 18 books written by author Lee Child, is described as a six-foot-five drifter. Tom Cruise is not six-foot-five, but he's pla...

What Is Tom Cruise So Sensitive About?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment

He's a larger than life star, but will that be enough to silence critics? Casting Tom Cruise in an action flick is as close to a sure thing as a st...

Woman on a Mission: Discovering The Affair by Lee Child

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 11.23.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

The Affair is rife with testosterone and riddles, laden with beautiful women and bad men, and although brutal, cynical, and provoking, it is a richly satisfying good read.