Cameron crowe tells love stories it's about all he does, really most of the writer-director's movies, from the teen classic say anything to his grunge-era date flick singles to the quotably potent jerry maguire, pivot around literal romances. Cameron crowe is a writer defined by his early success fast times at ridgemont high, say anything, almost famous and jerry maguire are all landmark films that, no matter. When sports agent jerry maguire (cruise) writes an uncharacteristically idealistic manifesto suggesting his company should opt for fewer clients and a more caring approach, he's applauded by his.
Review by dk holm it takes renée zellweger exactly two minutes and 14 seconds minutes to do something rather personal we know this because at a certain point in the filmed commentary track on disc two of the jerry maguire: special edition dvd she whispers something to cameron crowe sitting in the plush red chair next to her and gets up and leaves the room. There are a couple of moments in jerry maguire when you want to hug yourself with delight one comes when a young woman stands up in an office where a man has just been fired because of his ethics, and says, yes, she'll follow him out of the company. Director cameron crowe has written and directed a deft, funny, shamelessly upbeat romantic comedy and to top it all drawn out the finest performance of tom cruise's career jerry (cruise) is a.
Cameron bruce crowe (born july 13, 1957) is an american director, producer, screenwriter, journalist, author, and actor before moving into the film industry, crowe was a contributing editor at rolling stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Late one night, in a feverish fit of conscience, 35-year-old jerry maguire goes for brokethe troubled sports agent writes an idealistic critique of his field called ''the things we think and do not. Written and directed by cameron crowe (say anything, fast times at ridgemont high), jerry maguire is filled with cogent observations on fast-lane wheeler- dealers, how their need to score. Jerry maguire, written and directed by cameron crowe tom cruise, cuba gooding jr and renee zellweger all perform excellently in this splendid film.
Jerry maguire review by sean o'connell let's all breathe a sigh of relief that we've got almost famous, for without that giddy skip down music's memory lane, there's a chance jerry maguire would have been considered the quintessential cameron crowe movie. Director filmography - the films of cameron crowe rank 'em, rate 'em, review 'em or whatever cameron crowe we bought a zoo (2011) elizabethtown (2005. On dec 13, 1996, cameron crowe rolled out the 135-minute tom cruise-starrer jerry maguire, a commercial hit and enduring pop culture staple that grossed more than $270 million in its theatrical run. As fast times at ridgemont high turns 35, we revisit the worst and best from cameron crowe welcome to dissected, where we disassemble a band's catalog, a director's filmography, or some other. Cameron crowe's romantic comedy is well acted by tom cruise and cuba gooding jr (in an oscar-winning turn), but as a tale of redemption, the movie is not too deep and goes out of its way to.
Jerry maguire, though i might question its more schmaltzy moments, or its would-be profound scenes (tom cruise's symbolic swimming for example seems rather silly), remains a fantastic romantic comedy with great writing and over the top performances that work. Jerry maguire is a likeable man in an industry of superficial phonies as agent to a stable of elite athletes, he plays the insincerity game better than anyone, that is until a deeply suppressed conscience can no longer be ignored. Editorial reviews the surprise box-office smash of 1996, jerry maguire reestablished tom cruise as a star of romantic comedies, earned stardom for renée zellweger, and won writer-director cameron crowe (almost famous) a spot on hollywood's a-list.
Cameron crowe, writer: jerry maguire certainly idiosyncratic as a writer, cameron crowe has created a series of scripts that, while liked by the critics, were considered offbeat and difficult to market. The basic appeal of ''jerry maguire,'' pure midlife crisis played with a younger cast, is in watching jerry become liberated from the rat race and discover a richer new life in the real world. Jerry maguire juggles romance, drama, sports, and comedy as it chronicles an egotistical sports agent's discovery of what's really important to him writer-director cameron crowe populates his sprawling script with a bevy of talented actors: he designed the title role for tom cruise , and the actor turns in one of the most genuine, nuanced. Writer/director cameron crowe, he of jerry maguire, almost famous and the tastefully soundtracked, life-is-bittersweet-but-can-also-be-winning mien, is clearly obsessed with a feeling.
Combining drama, comedy, and romance, jerry maguire was a critical and commercial success built on an original script by writer/director cameron crowe and an oscar-nominated performance by tom cruise. A reworking of spanish director alejandro amenábar's fiercely original open your eyes, crowe retained that film's star, penelope cruz, though he made a noted addition in casting jerry maguire. Review of jerry maguire starring tom cruise , rene zellweger , cuba gooding jr , kelly preston , bonnie hunt directed by cameron crowe.
Jerry maguire is a 1996 american romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by cameron crowe, and stars tom cruise, cuba gooding jr and renée zellweger. It's the territory writer/director cameron crowe explores in `jerry maguire,' the hit 1996 film that landed him an oscar nomination for best original screenplay, a best actor nomination for star tom cruise, and captured the award for best supporting actor for cuba gooding jr jerry maguire (cruise) is a high-powered sports agent for a huge. It is also helped by cameron crowe's notes at the start and his description of how tom cruise approached the part of jerry maguire if you are a film buff and enjoy this movie you will enjoy the script.