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Nicolas Cage

Dog Eat Dog (2016)

To call Dog Eat Dog uneven is to do a great disservice to all gently sloping tables. Paul Schrader’s amped up overdose on style and depravity doesn’t really have a steady level to stray from in the first place. It’s a series of inexplicable…

Dog Eat Dog (2016)

Although it must be wonderful to forever be known as "the guy who wrote Taxi Driver" it must also cause Paul Schrader some frustration. Not only does each one of his subsequent films end up standing in the shadow of that cinematic behemoth,…

The Trust (2016)

I admit I was expecting more from the new heist thriller, The Trust. The film by writing / directing siblings Alex and Benjamin Brewer, and starring Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood and Sky Ferreira, has been heralded as a black comedy. Having…