Tycho: We’ve had a few reports that Gabriel’s “drivatar” has modelled him exquisitely, in every particular; that’s been true in my own experience also. He tells me that he subscribes to the Days Of Thunder school of motorsport, where...Show More Summary
While at this point the Top Gun sequel probably only exists in Val Kilmer's very vivid hallucinations, Tom Cruise is still interested in returning to one of his vehicular-based successes, with the Days Of Thunder star planning to revisit the world of auto racing in the upcoming Go Like Hell. Based on A.J. Show More Summary
Racing fans may hold fond memories of Days of Thunder, but let's face it: that wasn't exactly the best film Tom Cruise has ever made. Oblivion, on the other hand, got much better ratings, but was more about flying ships in the future than racing cars in the past. Show More Summary
People under the age of 25 might be too young to remember what the names “Simpson/Bruckheimer” meant when appearing in front of a movie. With films like Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop, Days of Thunder, Bad Boys, The Rock, odds were if Jerry Bruckheimer and the late Don Simpson produced a movie in the Eighties or Nineties, it [...]
"Days of Thunder" meets the God of Thunder in "Rush," which features "Thor" star Chris Hemsworth. Here's what drove filmmakers to make the fact-based car racing drama.
No matter how much we want Microsoft CIO Tony Scott to also be the man who directed both Days of Thunder and Beverly Hills Cop 2, he isn't that man (that's another Tony Scott). He isn't actually Microsoft's chief information officer either, having stepped down recently to "focus on personal projects," according to a statement issued by Redmond. Show More Summary
I've never actually seen a Formula One race, although a track was recently completed and opened here in Austin, so I'm hoping I can get out there next time around. Strangely, I've had Hans Zimmer's DAYS OF THUNDER theme stuck in my head as en earbug for two weeks now - not sure how or why this happened - but maybe this'll help to dislodge it. Show More Summary
Because evidently, Days of Thunder wasn't melodramatic enough. Read more...
Daytona 500 – 12 Race Cars Wrecked from “Thunder Testing” via Rickey.org Twelve race cars were wrecked from a crash at Daytona 500. This occurred during their second day of "thunder testing" new cars. Forget about the cars... I hope the drivers are okay! I wonder if anybody is seriously injured. Watch the video here: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Remember in 1990 when Tom Cruise was in Top Gun again, but this time he was strapped into NASCAR cars instead of fighter jets? Well, that movie has its own title and story and everything— Days of Thunder. Cruise plays NASCAR racer Cole...Show More Summary
Somebody is single and finally ready to mingle!! Rocking out with his cocktail out seems like an impossible mission so soon after the Katie Holmes divorce finalized but we NEVER underestimate Tom Cruise! We caught him leaving a London club at 3am this morning and who knows what brand of risky business transpired last night?? Other beautiful A-listers [...]
In his death as in his films, Tony Scott handed you, on the sly, little reasons to take heart. Scott, the Hollywood director, killed himself last week, jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge. Yet even embedded in such a dire news item there lay the speck of leavening irony. Show More Summary
In honour of Tony Scott, here's a reposting of Days of Thunder: Looking back this has to be one of the silliest yet strangely lovable examples of blockbuster entertainment, “Top Gun” reworked for Nascar and told with complete seriousness. Show More Summary
Tom Cruise on Monday took some time out of his day to mourn the tragic Sunday suicide of Hollywood heavyweight director Tony Scott. Cruise appeared in Scott’s movies Top Gun and Days of Thunder, two of the movies that turned Cruise into the superstar he is today. Scott took his own life on Sunday after jumping off a bridge [...]Show More Summary
Tom Cruise looks somber after leaving Madeo restaurant following the news of director Tony Scott‘s death on Sunday (August 19) in Los Angeles. The 50-year-old actor worked with the director on the 1990 film Days of Thunder with his then love Nicole Kidman. “Tony was my dear friend and I will really miss him. He [...]
Posted on 08.20.2012 15:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: | race cars | Celebrity Cars | cool fast cars | Nascar | car movies | Cars | Car News Though NASCAR lists pretty far down our list of favorite racing series, the movie “Days of Thunder” is one that took NASCAR and made it interesting for everyone. Show More Summary
New information has been revealed about what may have motivated director Tony Scott’s decision to leap from a Los Angeles bridge: Tony Scott, director of “Top Gun,” “Days of Thunder” and “Crimson Tide,” had inoperable brain cancer, a source
The cinema world has lost one of its greats, as director Tony Scott was found dead yesterday in an apparent suicide. The 68-year-old director left notes in his car and office before jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge, which is located in San Pedro, CA. Show More Summary
Tony Scott, director of "Top Gun," "Days of Thunder" and "Crimson Tide," had inoperable brain cancer, a source close to him told ABC News.
Director Tony Scott, whose hit movies ranged from "Top Gun" and "Days of Thunder" to "Crimson Tide" and "The Taking of Pelham 123," jumped to his death Sunday afternoon from a Los Angeles bridge. He was 68.