Following discouraging reports earlier this week that Tom Cruise's upcoming madcap Nazi adventure, Valkyrie, is a "character-driven suspense thriller" that's actually "pretty good" comes hope in the form of an anonymously sourced online review! "You almost start to laugh," a "source" tells the Scoop's Courtney Hazlett. "His character is resisting it but you never forget it's Tom Cruise saying 'Heil Hitler.' It's funny and shocking at the same time." Also potentially hilarious: a scene in which Nazi Tom Cruise removes his glass eye. "It was disgusting. It was like watching someone pluck their contacts out." "The film just isn't a thriller at all … It's a bunch of white guys in Nazi uniforms," according to another person who's seen it. "And Tom doesn't speak with a German accent — though they did add a voiceover of him speaking German to the beginning of the film … This is not his Oscar moment." Count us officially excited!
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Showtime Says Sacha Baron Cohen Never Presented Himself to Sarah Palin As a Disabled Vet
The Bachelorette Recap: Romantic Buffalo
Who Has the Most Damning Appearance on Who Is America?
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Is All Blue Skies
20 Great Rom-Com Sidekicks, Ranked
Real Housewives of Orange County Premiere Recap: Ropes and Dopes
Every Rob Reiner Movie, Ranked
Armie Hammer Should Have Eaten the Peach in Call Me by Your Name
Cher Should Be in Every Single Movie
All the People Sacha Baron Cohen Has Duped So Far
Latest News from VultureYounger Recap: What Happens on Shelter Island …
Gina Gershon guest stars as a rock star with a tell-all in an episode that brings Liza and Charles closer together.Below Deck Mediterranean Recap: Breakdowns!
Everyone’s a mess this week. More than a mess than usual, even.Mr. Big Backs Cynthia Nixon’s Campaign For Governor
Christopher Noth isn’t the first “Sex and the City” star to back Nixon.Black Panther’s Shuri Is Getting Her Own Spin-Off Comic From Writer Nnedi Okorafor
“What are thooooooose?”Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Is Being Tailored Into a Stage Musical
A chance for everyone to belt.The Bold Type Recap: The Shooting Club
Jane’s kind of awful to everyone in an episode that cautiously delves into the issue of guns.50 Cent on Making Fun of Terry Crews’s Sexual Assault: ‘I Would Never Make Fun of Any Sexual-Assault Victim’
“I’m looking at the Hulk, the guy that’s this big being taken advantage of.”Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres on What You Don’t See on Nailed It!
Netflix cuts out all the really dirty jokes.Gun Advocate Wrote a 1,400-Word Recap About Getting Duped by Sacha Baron Cohen
Posted back in February.8 Sexy Courtroom Shows to Stream Now That Your Interest in Suits Has Waned
Allow James Spader to fill the void.
Thank you, Simon Pegg!Lauren Lapkus Is the World’s Biggest Episodes Fan
“I love it so much but I have no one to talk to about it.”Taron Egerton Is Shirtless and Inspiring the People in the Robin Hood Trailer
He’s taking on a very cranky Ben Mendelsohn.Here’s a Casting Breakdown for RuPaul’s Netflix Show
RuPaul will play a “bigger-than-life but down-on-her-luck” drag queen.Steven Soderbergh: ‘Those Bad ’90s Movies Were Necessary for My Development’
“In my mind, this was all part of the process that I had to go through.”Every Rob Reiner Movie, Ranked
A few good films.Stephen Colbert Calls Trump–Putin Summit ‘Treason’ and Other Reactions From Late-Night Hosts
“That was beyond all reason / And pretty close to treason.”Meet Brass Eye, the Original Who Is America?
A look back at Chris Morris’s prescient British comedy series.Who Is America? Debuts to Modest Ratings at Showtime
An avalanche of free publicity didn’t do much to boost the premiere of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show.Cher Should Be in Every Single Movie
Reeling from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, we imagine how ten summer blockbusters would be improved by the presence of Cher.