In this film Cruise also soiled the dignity of a song that had long withstood its sordid subject matter not to mention the sordid life of the song’s author.
As a kid, I always got a kick out of the simple joys of this ’60s dance number, but then I watched Cocktail and began wondering if I’d blanked out some horrible events from my youth.
First-time offender and Cruise partner in crime Bryan Brown was let off the hook following his touching words at Billy Thorpe’s memorial service. Hell, I had no idea Billy Thorpe died. More importantly, I had no idea he had a career Down Under prior to “Children of the Sun”. Check this out! 2000 Man, please don’t tell me you don’t feel like knocking down a few and joining me in kicking some ass after watching this clip!
OK, back to the trial at hand…