‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 88: ‘Widows,’ ‘The Clovehitch Killer,’ And ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Widows, directed by Steve McQueen and headlined by Viola Davis, is Anderson Cowan's most anticipated film of this year, so obviously that's ther lead of our title. But wait, there's more! I absolutely loved The Clovehitch Killer and this episode features a bit of insight into Anderson's screenwriting process and his love for the David … Continue reading ‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 88: ‘Widows,’ ‘The Clovehitch Killer,’ And ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

CinemAddicts Ep. 86: ‘Hal’ Is A Keeper And Nicolas Cage Goes All Out in ‘Mandy’

Episode 86 of CinemAddicts is a short one, as it clocks it at just under 50 minutes. But thanks to Nicolas Cage's new film Mandy and the excellent documentary Hal, this installment is worth a listen! Running at a brisk 90 minutes, Hal is an intriguing and must needed look into the life and career … Continue reading CinemAddicts Ep. 86: ‘Hal’ Is A Keeper And Nicolas Cage Goes All Out in ‘Mandy’

Sophie Skelton Gives The ‘211’ On Bulgaria And ‘Outlander’ Success

Sophie Skelton, who many know from her work in the critically acclaimed series Outlander, co-stars with Nicolas Cage in the bank heist film 211 (she plays his daughter and Cage stars as the soon to be retired cop). Below is the audio and transcript of my interview with Skelton, as she talked about both projects, … Continue reading Sophie Skelton Gives The ‘211’ On Bulgaria And ‘Outlander’ Success

Nicolas Cage Sleazes It Up In Pulpy Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

When you drink orange juice, do you love a bit of pulp in the liquid, even if that stuff gets stuck between your teeth or leads to a necessary wipe on the mouth? Nicolas Cage’s latest film Looking Glass oozes sleaze from the get go, and while some viewers may become disenchanted with this lurid … Continue reading Nicolas Cage Sleazes It Up In Pulpy Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

‘Mom And Dad’ Infuses Punk Rock Storytelling In A Suburban Nightmare

People love to talk about the power of a perfect pop song, but what about punk? Director Brian Taylor (Crank) has infused his storyteller with no-nonsense adrenalized filmmaking, and while that aesthetic (like punk) has its detractors, the fans willing to enjoy the refreshingly hellish train ride known as Mom and Dad are in for … Continue reading ‘Mom And Dad’ Infuses Punk Rock Storytelling In A Suburban Nightmare

Nicolas Cage Is ‘Left Behind’ With Flight Bound Trailer

Nicolas Cage stars in Left Behind, a film based on the bestselling 1995 novel of the same name. The story centers on pilot Ray Steele (Cage) whose jet plane is flying the skies when the Rapture takes place. Yahoo! Movies premiered the trailer today, and you'll be able to check out the clip at the end … Continue reading Nicolas Cage Is ‘Left Behind’ With Flight Bound Trailer

Nicolas Cage Uses Past Mistakes For Inspired “Joe” Journey

Nicolas Cage has received excellent reviews in director David Gordon Green's evocative drama Joe, a project which features him as the titular ex-convict. Hell bent on staying out of trouble, the kindhearted yet temperamental Joe is pulled back into a life of complication after befriending a 15-year-old boy (Tye Sheridan). Green wrote Cage a letter … Continue reading Nicolas Cage Uses Past Mistakes For Inspired “Joe” Journey

Nicolas Cage Connects Sublime “Joe” With Bruce Lee & Häägan-Dazs!

Based on Larry Brown's novel of the same name, "Joe" centers on ex-con Joe Ransom (Nicolas Cage), a man who's trying to stay out of harm's way. His quick trigger temper, which is usually aimed at police officers or town irritants (Ronnie Gene Blevens), isn't making that job any easier. Our protagonist's solitary life takes … Continue reading Nicolas Cage Connects Sublime “Joe” With Bruce Lee & Häägan-Dazs!