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Nicolas Cage praises Chinese cinema
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Nicolas Cage praises Chinese cinema

Aug 31 2013, 7:00am CDT | by IANS

Venice, Aug 31 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage has praised Chinese cinema for being "good".

Venice, Aug 31 — Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage has praised Chinese cinema for being "good". "I am attracted by Chinese cinema because it is good," Cage said Friday at the Venice Film...

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Nicolas Cage praises Chinese cinema

Aug 31 2013, 7:00am CDT | by IANS

Venice, Aug 31 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage has praised Chinese cinema for being "good".

Venice, Aug 31 — Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage has praised Chinese cinema for being "good".

"I am attracted by Chinese cinema because it is good," Cage said Friday at the Venice Film Festival on the Lido island in Italy.

He added that Chinese cinema has many "great actors such as Liang Chaowei and Zhou Runfa", reports Xinhua.

"I have a great relation with China and I am proud of that," said the actor, who has visited China several times.

"There is a great flow in the conversation that I have with the people there, they are always very warm to me and I am very thankful," he added.

The 49-year-old said that he is "going to be in China in about three weeks to play in a Chinese financed film called 'Outcast'". It is an action adventure movie, which will also star Hayden Christensen.

"I am looking forward to starting this, as I have not made a movie with China yet but I was told that the experience is really a good one, and they have fantastic food on the set all day," he said with a smile.

In the Venice Film Festival, Cage is playing a hard-drinker in his latest film, David Gordon Green's brutal American South drama "Joe", premiering in competition.

For the title role, Cage said that he focused on finding the truth in the performance trying to make the character come to life.

"I read the book, which allowed me to find the character and align myself with the director's vision," he added.

Cage, who called "Joe", "one of the most memorable" films he has worked on in his over three-decade-old career, also said in a news conference that he has no intention to retire any time soon.

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Paul Schrader & Nicolas Cage Quietly Disavowing 'Dying of the Light'

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The first trailer for Paul Schrader's CIA thriller Dying of the Light starring Nicolas Cage just premiered this week, and it didn't look half bad. However, you might remember that when the first look photo from the film surfaced, there were rumblings that Schrader has been removed from the editing room because the movie he was trying to cut "was a completely different movie from the movie that was greenlit, the movie that was discussed and the movie that was shot. ...
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Exclusive: The Poster for Dying of the Light, Starring Nicolas Cage

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Nic Cage's 'Left Behind' Doesn't Have a Prayer at Box Office

Oct 5 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Faith-based remake of the Kirk Cameron Rapture saga is overwhelmed by three other thrillers, “Gone Girl,” “Annabelle” and “The Equalizer” “Left Behind,” Nicolas Cage ‘s Biblical Rapture thriller, captured enough of the faith-based crowd at the box office this weekend, but its hopes of attracting mainstream crowds didn’t have a prayer. The remake of the 2001 Kirk Cameron film by the same name took in $6.8 million ...
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Gone Girl Is Found At The Top Of The US Box Office

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Annabelle haunts second placeThis weekend, American audiences clearly wanted to be chilled in more ways than one and they didn’t really care about Nicolas Cage’s immortal soul. Gone Girl, the latest thriller from David Fincher, opened to a healthy $38 million Stateside according to studio estimates, giving the director his best domestic opening of all time.It had been a close run thing with Conjuring spin-off Annabelle for most of the run-up to the weekend and indeed the horr ...
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Left Behind Review

Oct 3 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: ign

On paper, an end-of-days movie starring Nicolas Cage sounds kind of awesome and hilarious. (For the sake of argument, let's pretend Unknown never happened.) If nothing else, the idea of Cage running around and yelling at panicked civilians should be a gold mine for unintentional comedy. Sadly, his new movie Left Behind does its damnedest (no pun intended) to make sure Cage doesn't get one single fre ...
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Nicolas Cage's 'Left Behind' is God-awful

Oct 3 2014 1:24pm CDT | Source: canoe

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LEFT BEHIND Review

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