After years of struggle, writer/director Crowe finally got studio money to make his dream project: His life story. Uh-oh! Now, many good writers have autobiographical elements in their work; by drawing on their own experiences, they can make their characters more real. But when somebody comes out and makes the grand announcement that "This is essentially my autobiography", you know… read more!
Movies Directed by Cameron Crowe (in alphabetical order)
I had low expectations walking into this film, as I think Tom Cruise is a bad actor and Cameron Crowe is a bad writer. Everything they do is so obvious, so forced, and so unnatural. For their first post-Jerry Maguire collaboration, they chose to adapt Alejandro Amenábar's labored twist-ending Spanish movie Open Your Eyes. Crowe pads Amenábar's original story with… read more!