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Nicolas Cage

  • Film

    April 3, 2014

    Descent of Man

    Nicolas Cage’s Joe lays bare a culture’s collapse.

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    David Lynch's 10 Most Iconic Musical Scenes

    Over our extended weekend, we celebrated the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But one other eventful birthday I'd like to bring to your attention is one on January 20, this past Sunday. That's the birthday of acclaimed director David Lynch. The visionary filmmaker turned 67 years old. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Comment of the Day: The Nicolas Cage Theory of DWI

    We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    End Times: Dave Eggers's Shower Curtain Short Story and Other Sure Signs of the APX

    The Mayan calendar is ticking steadily on toward expiration, but that is the least convincing sign of the apocalypse since Harold Camping predicted one in May. More persuasive: 5,000 dead blackbirds falling from the sky on January 1, 2011, the New York Observer trend piece on how young people aren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The 10 Most Popular Art Attack Posts of 2011

    Looking back at the most popular posts this year on Art Attack is almost like looking back at the memes and pop culture memories that shaped 2011. A cultural zeitgeist, if you will. We'll always remember the time we found out Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the good guy action hero we grew up with, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Pop Rocks: And Now, Your Worst Movies of 2011

    As 2011 draws to a close, the natural tendency is to reflect on events of the past 12 months. Did we accomplish everything we'd hoped? Did we end the year in a better place than we started? Did that terrifying rash all over our genitalia clear up on its own, or should we finally see a doctor? For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Worst Movies of 2011

    As 2011 draws to a close, the natural tendency is to reflect on events of the past 12 months. Did we accomplish everything we'd hoped? Did we end the year in a better place than we started? Did that terrifying rash all over our genitalia clear up on its own, or should we finally see a doctor? For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    9 People Who Could Play The King In New Elvis Biopic

    tonkoorevaar.be​Tuesday, Paste reported that director John Scheinfeld will be adapting Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business, the memoir of Elvis Presley confidante Sonny West, who was one of the King's bodyguards for 16 years. West was a member of the "Memphis Mafia," Elvis' merry band of bone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    The one in the tiara will not be putting up with your crap today, thanks. Probably not tomorrow, either.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've constructed a gigantic, hollow Peep with our leftover Easter Peeps and we're trying to come up with a way to lure Ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Like You Didn't See That Nicolas Cage Thing Coming

    This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.​Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Celebrity Tax Cheats: Five Pieces of Crap Produced to Pay the IRS

    Tax time is looming, and even though you get a weekend reprieve this year -- the deadline is April 18, not the 15th, because of an obscure Washington, D.C. holiday -- you'd no doubt like to skip the whole thing altogether. Some famous people have taken that same route. Unfortunately for them, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Space Shuttles: Ten Ways Los Angeles and New York Can Show Theirs Off, Dammit

    Bi-wing airplanes...pfft. Try this on for size, Kong.​This week, we learned that Houston, essentially the birthplace of the space shuttle program, will not be given one of the four remaining shuttles. Two of the four cities receiving them are both deserving and appropriate: Washington D.C. (fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    The Ten Worst Movies of 2011...In Advance

    Oh, don't act surprised.​2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Island Of Misfit Albums: A .38 Special Christmas

    ​For the whole month of December, Rocks Off will be scouring for the weirdest and worst Christmas albums that the Internet can offer. These will either be odd, seasonal detours from your favorite artists, or confounding monstrosities from classic-rock also-rans. .38 Special, "It's Christmas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    The Beatles: Eight Ways To Spruce Up Their iTunes Catalog

    ​In what was undoubtedly momentous news to the hundreds of music fans out there who haven't already a) copied their CDs of Rubber Soul and Revolver onto their hard drives, or b) illegally downloaded their entire collection, Apple made the entire Beatles catalog available on iTunes yesterday. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    When Rock Stars And Movie Stars Reproduce: Five Offspring Bands

    ​No, these aren't Offspring cover bands, which would be gross, since Offspring sucks pretty badly on their own. They aren't as cool as we thought they were in 1994. No, let's talk about what happens when famous folks let their children loose to be rock stars. Some fall while others find fame i ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Million Miles Away

    Plimsouls rocker Peter Case bounces back from heart ­surgery.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Why 2010 Is Going To Suck, Pt. 2

    We covered the first half of 2010 a couple of days ago, to resounding snores, but that won't keep me from exercising my First Amendment right to complain about derivative cinematic entertainment I could otherwise easily avoid. Now then...The A-Team -- June 11 I like how shows like Beavis and Butth ... More >>

  • Film

    December 10, 2009

    Maniac Cop

    New Orleans as breeding ground for one Bad Lieutenant.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs That Remind Us of Our Exes

    ​One thing that struck He Said while we were making this list was the lack of metal and/or punk rock associated with the women in our past. It's kind of odd that someone so dirty and haggard never dated anyone with a Crass patch on her denim jacket or Misfits tramp stamp. By looking at us, you wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Turning the Screw: K-Rino, Bun B, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, C-Murder, Lil' Kim, Flavor Flav, Guccie Mane, Mike Jones, etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Phony," K-Rino Wire To Wire Always good to read something from Bun B. K-Rino had an album release part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Dear John...Cusack

    ​You used to be cool, John Cusack.We first noticed it in the 1980s, when "cool" didn't have a lot of meaning. People used the word in connection with Jan Hammer, the Go-Bots, and Kirk Cameron, which should give you an idea how lost we really were. But somehow you dodged the pitfalls of The Bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Pop Rocks: New Blood For Hollywood. Please

    ​I used to review movies (over here, if you care), an endeavor I had to quit for a variety of reasons: my hectic neurosurgery rotation, for one, as well as the increasing physical demands of the new Mrs. Vonder Haar, Carla Gugino. But among the non-imaginary factors influencing my decision was the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    March 22, 2007

    Ghost Rider

    This one will drive you up the wall

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2006
  • Film

    September 7, 2006

    The Wicker Man

    Old familiar misogyny poisons LaBute's cult-thriller remake

  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    World Trade Center

    A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the twin towers

  • Film

    October 27, 2005

    Scattered Dour

    The Weather Man's a comedy, but not that kind

  • Film

    September 15, 2005

    Good Shot

    Lord of War unloads one of the year's best cinema moments

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Cage Death Match

    National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies -- like Con Air

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Peter Case

    Friday, September 26

  • Film

    September 11, 2003

    Con Heir

    In Matchstick Men, a father meets daughter and sets a paper moon ablaze

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    After Schlock

    If only Ice Cube's freaky Friday films could switch places with better movies

  • Film

    June 13, 2002

    Wooing the White Guy

    Nicolas Cage plays the real protagonist in World War II epic about Navajo codetalkers

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    Greek Tragedy

    When it comes to Captain Corelli, all's fair (as in mediocre) in love and war

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Recycled Gifts

    The ghost of Christmas Movies Past pays a visit to The Family Man

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Going, Going, Gone

    Someone take the wheel, 'cause the filmmakers don't know where they're headed

  • Film

    October 21, 1999

    Mortal Soul

    Scorsese and Cage elevate the EKG of the mean streets

  • Film

    August 6, 1998

    Snakes Alive

    De Palma and Cage craft a creepy thriller

  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Twin Towers

    Travolta and Cage make Face/Off more than skin-deep

  • Film

    June 5, 1997

    Air Disaster

    Bruckheimer's production shows all his Con-temptible traits

  • Film

    June 13, 1996

    Big Bang Theory

    The Rock tests the hypothesis that moviegoers like 'em fast, splashy and loud

  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    The Year in Film

    Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)

  • Film

    April 27, 1995
  • Film

    August 4, 1994

    It's a Wonderful Lottery

    It Could Happen To You proves itself a winning ticket

  • Film

    May 26, 1994

    Murder Most Fine

    A tasty noir treat is rescued from the video heap

  • Film

    March 10, 1994
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