Tom Cruise has been a huge action movie star for decades, but his biggest role may have been when he took a turn for the dramatic in Jerry Maguire. It turns out, some tried to talk director Cameron Crowe out of casting Cruise.
Colson Baker, better known as pop-rapper Machine Gun Kelly, has been cast in Netflix's new Mötley Crüe biopic. MGK has been carving out a little side gig for himself as an actor, most recently in Cameron Crowe's Roadies and the very stupid techno-thriller Nerve, and Variety reports that he's now set to play Tommy Lee…
The 2000 movie Almost Famous is a fictionalized account of writer Cameron Crowe's experiences as a teenager writing about 1970s rock bands for Rolling Stone. The film didn't do all that well at the box office, but really hit home with folks who remember the early '70s rock scene. Show More Summary
Refresh for updates. Music legend Tom Petty died today at the age of 66 after suffering from cardiac arrest. Initially, there was confusion about Petty’s status after numerous reports came out saying that he had died. The news was later debunked and it was reported that he would not live through the day. Show More Summary
We're all heartbroken at the news that Tom Petty has died at age 66. Tributes have been pouring in on social media from fellow musicians and other artists, including ones from St. Vincent, Neko Case, Cameron Crowe, Chuck D, Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten... Continue reading…
Nearly two decades ago, when Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous was coming together, the director originally simply had called the movie Untitled, a nod to the actual article William Miller was trying and failing to write about Stillwater throughout the film.
Harry Styles is spilling on the song he likes the best from his self-titled solo album. The 23-year-old singer opened up to moderator Cameron Crowe during his performance at The GRAMMY Museum on Friday (September 15) in Los Angeles. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Harry Styles “I think my favorite songs [are the [...]
I thought it was a joke. At this point the most famous rock writer was Jon Landau, before he saw God and went off to manage Bruce Springsteen. Lester Bangs was just another scribe, before his death and deification by Cameron Crowe, but his words in “Rolling Stone” were undeniable, he was testifying about a […]
By Andrew Karpan Reevaluating Crowe's earlier, more chill filmography. The article ‘Fast Times’ May Have Been Peak Cameron Crowe appeared first on Film School Rejects.
David Lynch is a man of many talents, many of which border on the surreal and the WTF. But one of those talents is not, in fact, directing the coming-of-age comedy classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High. (Who would’ve thought!) At least according to the film’s screenwriter Cameron Crowe, who ... More »
Director Amy Heckerling and writer Cameron Crowe reveal that Sean Penn's Jeff Spicoli helped put Fast Times at Ridgemont High on the map.
While watching a favorite film on a return flight from my recent vacation, a thought occurred to me: In film, men are never allowed to not want sex. Even when their characters actively don't want to be having sex in any given moment, films portray it as something they should want. No matter the circumstances.
In celebration of the auteur’s 60th birthday, here are 20 things you might not have known about some of his classic movies.
Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous will be seventeen years old this September. I don't know about you but--like seeing a nephew or niece grow up--I find that oddly unbelievable. Somehow, even though my life has taken oh-so many twists and turns...
Cameron Crowe -- Cameron fucking Crowe -- returned to his Rolling Stone roots this week to chronicle a year in the life of Harry Styles, the former lead singer of boy band One Direction. I know very little about Styles...
Fun interview today on The Dan Patrick Show with writer-director Cameron Crowe. The conversation was an informal follow-up to one the host had recently with Jay Mohr and started with some discussion of Jerry Maguire. From there, the topics ranged across some of Crowe's other movies. When Patrick asked if "In Your Eyes" by Peter...
Music legend Joni Mitchell attended Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Awards gala accompanied by director Cameron Crowe. This is one of Mitchell's rare public appearances since she suffered a brain aneurysm in March 2015 which left her unconscious in her home.