Nicolas Cage

The Nic Cage Project: The Wicker Man

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes a look at Neil LaBute's disturbing and inexplicable remake of The Wicker Man – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Nic Cage Project: Face/Off

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes a look at the John Woo's guns akimbo classic Face/Off – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Nic Cage Project: Raising Arizona

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes a look at the Coen brothers' Raising Arizona – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Nic Cage Project: Con Air

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones boards Simon West's Con Air – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review

While technically a step up in quality from the first film in terms of storytelling, the second entry in the somewhat unnecessary Ghost Rider franchise still manages to feel like a bit of a missed opportunity given the talent both in front of and behind the camera. A film starring Nicolas Cage and directed by the duo of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor (Crank, Gamer) should be balls to the wall, action packed insanity. Instead, what we get is a film that feels curiously neutered in terms of content and budget.

The Nic Cage Project: Wild at Heart

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones analyzes David Lynch's violent road trip Wild at Heart – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Nic Cage Project: The Rock

To celebrate TIFF’s ongoing Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor’s work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes on 1996′s Michael Bay-tastic The Rock – playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Nic Cage Project: Valley Girl

To celebrate TIFF's upcoming Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage series, Alan Jones has resurrected his retrospective of the actor's work entitled The Nic Cage Project. In this edition, Jones takes on 1983's Valley Girl - playing tonight at the Lightbox.

The Legend of the Ridiculous Nicolas Cage

Nic Cage is one of Hollywood’s greatest eccentrics in a town know for having more than a few. Over the next 11 weeks the TIFF Bell Lightbox will be honoring the master of overacting with the career retrospective Bangkok Dangerous: The Cinema Of Nicolas Cage. Every Saturday night you’ll be treated to another highlight and hairdo from Cage’s illustrious career ranging from camp to legitimate classics and oh are there such sights to be seen.

Drive Angry Review

Cigars, whiskey, sunglasses, a naked waitress straddling a clothed, but unzipped Nic Cage, the line “I never disrobe before gunplay”, gunplay, sex, sex and gunplay and whiskey and cigars at the same time. This is the sort of thing you will find in Drive Angry, the newest film in Nic Cage's long and illustrious oeuvre, and this is just one scene.

Drive Angry Red Band Trailer & Exclusive Stills

We're unabashed fans of Nicolas Cage and his eccentric oeuvre at the Shelf, so when we heard about his new film Drive Angry we we understandably excited. Cage plays Milton, a man who fights his way out of Hell and returns to Earth in order to avenge the death of his daughter. Did we mention that it's in 3D? That's right, pissed off, undead Nicolas Cage kicking asses in 3D. Do we really need to say anything more?

Season of the Witch Review

Before I get into discussing Nic Cage's latest masterpiece, Season of the Witch, I want to discuss an article I read in the New York Times recently in which it is revealed that Nic Cage, the genius, left his role as the villain in this week's The Green Hornet because director Michel Gondry wouldn't let him use a Jamaican accent. WTF Michel? Do you think you know better than Nic Cage? Well, you don't.

The Nic Cage Project: Matchstick Men

Nicolas Cage has a new movie in theatres tomorrow: Season of the Witch. The film was not screened for critics or audiences in advance, which is never a good sign for a film. However, maybe we'll be pleasantly surprised by Cage's turn as a medieval crusader returning home to fight the black plague. It sounds awesome. Instead of reviewing the new Cage film, Alan wanted to take this opportunity to revisit the 2003 Ridley Scott film and Cage-vehicle Matchstick Men. From obsessive-compulsive con artist to medieval crusader - what a range!

The Nic Cage Project: Birdy

Birdy is a film about a boy who thinks he is a bird. You might think to yourself, “Why, that’s perfect! Who could play a bird better than Nicolas Cage?” But Nic Cage doesn’t play the boy who thinks he’s a bird. Matthew Modine, who you might remember from Full Metal Jacket or Transporter 2, plays the boy who thinks he is a bird.