[Movie Review] The Wicker Man

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy Director: Neil LaBute Genre: Thriller Cert: 15 Released: 2006 Nic Cage is back! Again! In another movie! This time he’s Edward Malus, a cop haunted by being unable to save a woman and young girl from a horrific car wreck. With his world caving in around […]

[Movie Review] Next

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Peter Falk Director: Lee Tamahori Genre: Sci-Fi Cert: 15 Released: 2007 Cris Johnson (Nicolas Cage, who it seems has appeared in every movie for the last five years) is a Vegas magician whose corny, low-key act doesn’t seem to raise many eyebrows around town. But FBI agent Callie […]

[Movie Review] Con Air

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Malkovic, John Cusack Director: Simon West Genre: Action Cert: 18 Released: 1997 Those who know me, know of my strong dislike of big-budget-action-kick-ass-extravaganza-blockbuster-type, erm, films. Among those to feel my wrath have been “Independence Day”, “Jurassic Park” and “Batman Forever”. Could “Con Air” revolutionise the way I feel about action flicks? […]

[Movie Review] Face/Off

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Gina Gershon Director: John Woo Genre: Action Cert: 18 Released: 1997 One of my favourite jibes is ‘you mustn’t be two faced because if you were you’d wear the other one’. Not that I’d consider saying that to either John Travolta or Nicolas Cage after what they’ve been […]