Tag Archives: Nicolas Cage

Saturday Matinee: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Review: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans By Jessica Winter Source: Film Comment When is the audience allowed to laugh at a serious movie? How do you gauge whether the laughter expresses surprise, shock, nervousness, disdain, feigned superiority, genuine … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Color Out of Space

By Peter Sobczynski Source: RogerEbert.com According to IMDb, the seemingly inexhaustible Nicolas Cage has no fewer than six additional movies in various stages of production that are currently scheduled for release in 2020, ranging from high-profile studio outings to the kind of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Bringing Out the Dead

“Bringing Out the Dead” (1999) is the fourth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader (and their most underrated). Based on a novel by Joe Connelly, the plot follows New York paramedic Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage), who’s on … Continue reading

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