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"The Unbearable Weight" of Nicolas Cage gets a perfect score for Rotten Tomatoes - The Hollywood Reporter

“The Unbearable Weight” of Nicolas Cage gets a perfect score for Rotten Tomatoes – The Hollywood Reporter

Nicolas Cage He gets some of the best reviews for his career…for playing Nicolas Cage.

Actor’s new comedy The unbearable weight of talent currently has Rare 100 percent of criticsThe score on the overall site Rotten Tomatoes.

The reviews come on the heels of the film’s world premiere at the South by Southwest Festival Saturday night in Austin, Texas.

Since there are only 15 reviews so far, the score will likely go down as more reviews are added. But at the moment, this movie is the highest-grossing movie out of the 170 titles Cage has recorded on the site.

In the movie, Cage plays a fictional version of himself who is offered a million dollars to appear at a big fan’s birthday party (Pedro Pascal). But the fan may not be what he seems, and “Cage” soon finds himself going down a hilarious mirror rabbit hole of his previous roles and finds himself in a Cage-style action movie.

The Hollywood ReporterJohn Devor called her “Fun for the cultists who have pursued Crazy Cage shows and forgiven mistakes in the middle.” diverseOwen Gilberman call it “A commercial comedy that has a fun-filled, fun-filled Nicolas Cage time, celebrating everything that makes Nicolas Cage — and in the end, becoming a Nicolas Cage movie, which turns out to be something cheesy and something special.” IndiewireJudy Dray gave it to her A- wroteThere is something for everyone The unbearable weight of talent. It’s one of the funniest movies of the year.”

The movie is currently hovering over some of Cage’s best career shows in 2021 pig (96 percent), 2002 Adaptation (90 percent), 1987 absent-minded (94 percent), 2011 remove the face (92 percent), 1993 Red Rock West (97 percent – an underappreciated title, by the way) and 1995 Leaving Las Vegas (for which Cage won an Oscar for Best Actor).

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The unbearable weight The reviews are all the more ironic given Cage’s initial massive reluctance to do the film. “I turned it down three or four times, I didn’t want a part of it,” the actor Tell THR In a recent frank interview. The actor also discussed the roller coaster experience of making the film, explaining why he’s accepted so many roles in recent years and breaking down the method behind his acting frenzy.

unbearable weight It arrives in theaters on April 22nd.