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Blu-ray Review: 'Rage'

August 12th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Rage'
Ready for a little Nic Cage ass-kicking session? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Rage" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We examine the validity of the fury inside and review it below!

Title: "Rage"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Danny Glover

Director: Paco Cabezas

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Not a horrible Cage outing, but not amazing one either. Flick sees the tough guy as a reformed criminal who comes out of bad guy retirement when h...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'

July 22nd, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'
Can Nic Cage still bring the work to a good drama? We’ll find out as we check out the now on Blu-ray flick "Joe" from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The acting and flick itself get a firm dissection below!

Title: "Joe"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Heather Kafka

Director: David Gordon Green

Rating: R

Runtime: 117 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Nic Cage has always had the chops to do quality character work when he wanted to and with the rich in tone and texture film "Joe" he brings the good stuff in...
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Nic Cage is in a ‘RAGE’

June 14th, 2014 4:00am EDT
Rage
Nicolas Cage is back to his famous tantrums and 'Cage-isms' in his new film, ‘RAGE’ (RLJ Entertainment) (originally known as ‘Tokarev’ but the name was changed); an action-suspense thriller about a reformed criminal (Paul McGuire); with a dark secret. He used to be a gangster who killed a man when he was 17 who he got into an altercation with years ago.

After Paul departs for a night out with his wife; (Rachel Nichols) and leaving the daughter in the house alone with two boys; Pete the detective (Danny Glover) tells Paul the bad news about his daughter missing. Paul recruits his old crew m...
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Nicolas Cage Wears T-Shirt With His Own Face On It At Guns N' Roses Show

June 9th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Nicolas Cage Wears T-Shirt With His Own Face On It At Guns N' Ro
Nicolas Cage apparently has no qualms about promoting himself. The actor attended a Guns N' Roses concert at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Sunday wearing a t-shirt featuring his own face.

The band posted the image on Instagram with the caption: "Mr Nicolas Cage and Mr Andrew Dice Clay."

The actor was hanging out backstage with the comedian, holding a wine glass in one hand and what appears to be a cain in the other. He also wore several strands of Mardi Gras-like necklaces, fringed pants and a black cowboy hat.

Cage stars in the fall film "Left Behind" about a group of survivor...
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Intellectual Rocker Wes Cage Prepares To Release First Solo Album

June 1st, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Intellectual Rocker Wes Cage Prepares To Release First Solo Albu
In 2014, Wes Cage is blazing his own trail. The musician and actor is preparing his very first solo album as we speak, striving to cement his unique identity as an artist. He's also a devoted husband and family man - Wes and his wife Danielle are expecting their first child - and a little bit spiritual, too. BFTV connected with Wes to get his take on music and on life before his new music hits our ears later this year.

"Music is my passion, along with thespian arts," he told us. "And I do it in order to empower others, just like music empowered me. It's really a gift." And he wants to disp...
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Nicolas Cage: Not Your Average 'Joe'

April 14th, 2014 3:30pm EDT
Nicolas Cage: Not Your Average 'Joe'
Academy Award winner, Nicolas Cage's new film, "Joe" (Lionsgate) opened in limited release at select theaters on April 11. It's now also available for download on ITunes, which is how I viewed the film on my IPad since it wasn't available at a theater near me.

"Joe" is an independent drama film directed and produced by filmmaker, David Gordon Green. It's based on the novel by Larry Brown. It has a very dark script about an ex-convict with a hot-headed temper named Joe Ransom (Nicolas Cage), who befriends a 15-year-old boy named Gary looking for work, played by the incredibly talented risi...
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Five Fun Facts About ‘Left Behind’ Star Nicolas Cage

March 30th, 2014 7:25pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has another blockbuster movie set to be released this October entitled, “Left Behind” where he portrays pilot, Ray Steele. The movie is a remake of the 80s flick of the same title starring Kirk Cameron.

Here’s 5 fun facts (related to flying) about the “Left Behind” star:

He claims he’s psychic and had visions of flying or being a superhero as a child.

He actually wanted to be a hang gliding pilot but is not permitted to unless he is working as one in a movie.

In a scene from the movie, “City of Angels” he falls off of a skyscraper.

He was obsessed with comics and Superma...
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Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2014

January 2nd, 2014 11:00am EST
Sandra Bullock
Welcome to day two of 2014! Looking back in time 50 years ago, the year was 1964. Major events of that year included President Johnson being re-elected by a landslide over Barry Goldwater. The investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination by the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the killing of the President. In the civil rights movement, three workers were murdered in Mississippi during the "Freedom Summer," and Anchorage, Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake.

In pop culture, Beatlemania had officially hit North America and on February 9 of that year, s...
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X-Rated Photos Of Nicolas Cage & His Ex 'Do Not Exist,' Claims Actor

November 14th, 2013 7:00pm EST
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage insists that racy photos of him and his ex-girlfriend Christina Fulton weren't stolen from her home because they never existed in the first place.

Ex-employee Ricardo Orozco has been charged with felony burglary over claims he stole four computers and several images from Fulton's home.

Rumors swirled that the photos included graphic images of the former couple. However, Cage issued the statement: "Explicit photos of myself and Ms. Fulton simply do not exist and never have."

Orozco pleaded not guilty to the charge and will return to court on November 22.

Cage and Fulton have...
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28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names

November 14th, 2013 1:03pm EST
28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names
Many celebrities have changed their names before they hit it big, and for many reasons. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stars who didn't take their birth name to Hollywood.

Katy Hudson didn't want to be confused with Kate Hudson, so she took her mother's maiden name and became Katy Perry.

Oprah Winfrey's name is iconic, but it's not actually her real name. It's Orpha, after the biblical figure. However, so many people mispronounced her name while she was growing up that the mispronunciation stuck.

Barry Manilow was born Barry Alan Pincus. He took his mother's maiden name...
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Happy 4th of July: Top 10 Most Patriotic Movie Characters

July 4th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Cage
God bless America! What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to hunker down with some of the best movies celebrating our beloved nation and beat the heat inside with some air conditioning? In American cinema, there are plenty of films that center on patriotic themes and storylines. But what often doesn’t get looked at are the characters who make these movies tick.

These 10 characters are true patriots who love the United States of America just a little more than the average person on your movie screen. From colonial soldiers, to superheroes who proudly display the red, white and bl...
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18 Terrible Celebrity Baby Names

June 25th, 2013 12:21pm EDT
18 Terrible Celebrity Baby Names
Rapper Lil' Kim just welcomed her first child, and of course she had to be creative with her daughter's name. The singer stunned fans with her pregnancy back in February and now she has stunned us again with the moniker Royal Reign.

We wouldn't expect any less from one of the most powerful women in hip hop. She's bold and larger than life. Even though her daughter wasn't royal bred doesn't mean she can't be Royal, right? Just ask Lorde.

Now, before you get all Judgey McJudgerson and claim this to be the worst celebrity baby name of all time, take a look at 16 famous offspring who are wal...
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7 Celebrities Whose Homes Were Robbed

April 27th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Nic-Cage
On the rise during the past few years, burglaries have become a real problem for businesses and residences alike. However, even the richest or most famous aren't spared from this recent upturn in crime. In recent history, many celebrities have been the victims of such crimes. It seems as though no one is untouchable.

1. Nicolas Cage

In 2012, Nicolas Cage awoke in the wee hours of the morning to find a naked man in his bedroom. The intruder was wearing one of Cage's leather jackets and eating a Fudgesicle. While leather is nice and Fudgesicles are delicious, this was indeed a bizarre way o...
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From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

October 21st, 2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...
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Star Magazine Issues An Apology Over Nicolas Cage Stalker Story

October 3rd, 2012 5:38pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage has received a formal apology from editors at a tabloid after they falsely accused him of stalking Vanessa Hudgens on the set of their new movie.

Star magazine bosses published a story last month claiming Cage "constantly watched" his young co-star and "even showed up on days when he wasn't filming to see her." The article went on to allege that his behavior prompted High School Musical beauty Hudgens to beg directors to ban him from the set.

However, editors have since accepted the story was completely baseless and they issued a statement on Wednesday, apologizing to Cage ...
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10 Celebrities Who Have Owed Millions In Unpaid Taxes

October 1st, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Not even the rich and famous can avoid the tax man, and many have been pinched for not paying their fair share.

Nicolas Cage owed $6.2 million in unpaid taxes in 2007. He faced other claims of unpaid taxes related to his earnings between 2002 and 2004, while he was accused of defaulting on a $2 million loan in October, 2009.

The 46 year old was hit with a $6.7 million suit on New Year's Eve in 2010 in relation to unpaid taxes in 2008 - taking his total tax bill to approximately $14 million.

In November 2011, Cage sold his Action Comics 1 in an online auction for a record-breaking $...
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Nicolas Cage's Rep Slams Security Guard's 'Frivolous' Lawsuit

September 24th, 2012 2:19pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage's representative has hit back at allegations the actor owes a former security guard wages from last year, insisting the claims are "completely absurd" and the star "will be vindicated in the courts."

Richard Brun recently filed a lawsuit in Orange County, California claiming he was hired by the Con Air legend last September, but let go "without any valid reason" two weeks later.

Brun alleged he is owed wages from his contract amounting to $115,000, but Cage's spokesperson has promised the actor will fight the allegations.

The actor's rep tells E! News, "The claim made is ...
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Nicolas Cage Sued By Security Guard

September 23rd, 2012 3:03pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage is facing legal action from a former security guard who alleges the Hollywood actor owes him wages from last year.

Richard Brun filed a lawsuit in Orange County, California claiming he was hired by Cage last September, but let go "without any valid reason" two weeks later.

Brun alleges he is owed wages from his contract amounting to $115,000, according to TMZ.com.
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Check Out 'Seeking Justice' On DVD, Blu-ray & Digital Download June 19

June 9th, 2012 7:33am EDT
Seeking Justice
In "Seeking Justice," a beloved high-school teacher empowers a group of vigilantes to exact revenge against the criminal who attacked his wife, but he begins to regret his decision when the clandestine crime fighters demand that he kill a man in return.

Will Gerard (Nicolas Cage) and his wife Laura (January Jones) were just a typical happy couple until the night a shocking act of violence left them feeling victimized and vulnerable. Later, as Laura begins her slow recovery in the hospital, a concerned stranger (Guy Pearce) approaches Will with an offer to save them the suffering of a draw...
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11 Alcoholic Movie Characters In Honor Of St. Patrick's Day

March 16th, 2012 11:00am EDT
11 Alcoholic Movie Characters In Honor Of St. Patrick's Day
Saint Patrick's Day is upon us and it's time to prepare to get wasted on the drunkest holiday of the year. But before you hit up the local bar or Irish pub on St. Patty's Day, learn some valuable lessons and mistakes from the following movie characters. From a college drunk in "Animal House" to a boozed up Santa Claus in"Bad Santa," here is a list of memorable drunk movie characters:

Mckenzie Brothers From Strange Brew (1983)

One of the funniest drunk films ever, the 1983 comedy "Strange Brew" stars SCTV's Mckenzie Brothers, played by Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas. The brothers are two g...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - '21 Jump Street,' 'Casa de mi Padre,' & More

March 12th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
I can’t believe it took me so long to finally watch 2009’s “Pirate Radio.” Set in the 60s, this period piece superbly captures the spirit, styles, and music of the era. The film tells a compelling story about a group of rebels challenging the system, who are portrayed by a fantastic cast of actors. It’s one of the few movies I’ve watched in recent months, that I had zero complaints about. My Grade: A+

Comedies are in abundance at the box office this week with the 1980s inspired action comedy “21 Jump Street,” the Will Ferrell western comedy “Casa de mi Padre,” the Jason Segel familial...
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Interview With 'Seeking Justice' Star Harold Perrineau

February 28th, 2012 3:20pm EST
Harold Perrineau
Harold Perrineau has starred in some amazing films, such as “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Matrix Reloaded,” and “28 Weeks Later.” Yet he is best known for is work on “Oz” and “Lost.” Born in Brooklyn, NY, the actor has brought a combination of raw talent and edginess to his work. “Seeking Justice,” opening March 16th is no exception. Perrineau stars alongside Nicolas Cage, Guy Pearce, January Jones, and Jennifer Carpenter in a unique story of vengeance and deception. Cage plays a man whose wife is brutally attacked. He is approached by the head of a vigilante group who offers to settle the scor...
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'Safe House' Wins Weekend Box Office

February 20th, 2012 8:59am EST
Safe House
Denzel Washington's Safe House edged out a win at the box office over the weekend after raking in $24 million.

The crime thriller knocked romantic comedy "The Vow" off the top spot, which this week came in a close second with earnings of $23.6 million (£14.8 million)

Premiering at three was Nicolas Cage's "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" with takings of $22 million.

Dropping to number four was adventure family film "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" ($20.1 million) and entering at five was Reese Witherspoon's "This Means War" ($17.6 million).
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,' 'This Means War,' & More

February 13th, 2012 1:30pm EST
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
Last week I got to see three of the films coming out: “Safe House,” “The Vow,” and “Rampart.” I didn’t absolutely love any of them, but the one I found most enjoyable was “Safe House.” If you haven’t read my thoughts already, check out my review. I haven’t had a chance to write up ones for the others yet, so keep a look out for those later this week.

Arriving in theaters this week are the unnecessary Nicolas Cage sequel “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” the romantic spy comedy “This Means War,” the inspirational documentary “Undefeated,” the anime adventure “The Secret World of Arrie...
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Nicolas Cage Recalls Incident Involving An Airplane, Charlie Sheen & Cocaine

February 11th, 2012 3:34pm EST
Charlie Sheen
Nicolas Cage almost landed his one-time travel companion Charlie Sheen in big trouble with the law after impersonating an airline pilot during a flight - unaware Sheen was secretly carrying cocaine.

The two actors were flying to San Francisco, Calif., years ago when Cage decided to hijack the pilot's microphone as a prank.

But Cage's stunt went awry when law enforcement officials were called to interrogate them upon landing - and he unwittingly implicated Sheen, who spent years battling a serious drug addiction.

During an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday , h...
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Nicolas Cage 'Couldn't Speak Right' After Movie Stunt Gone Wrong

February 10th, 2012 9:47am EST
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage "couldn't speak" properly for several days after bashing his head when a film stunt went wrong.

The star has always enjoyed completing his own high-action scenes, but he was left regretting one recently when a co-star got a little heavy-handed.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "I had two concussions in six months, working stunts on two movies. Thankfully I'm OK but one of them was ridiculous and should never have happened.The actor was really in his moment and grabbed my head and smashed it on the marble floor. I couldn't speak right for a couple of days."
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Nicolas Cage's Wax Figure Is Creepy Looking

January 30th, 2012 11:00am EST
Nicolas Cage
Let's face it. Nicolas Cage is a little creepy. If it's possible, his wax figure is creepier than he is. The actor unveiled his lookalike at Musee Grevin in Paris on Sunday.

Cage stars in the upcoming film "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." The sequel to 2007's "Ghost Rider" finds Johnny Blaze (Cage) summoning his infernal alter ego to help rescue a 10 -year-old boy from the Devil incarnate.

The actor also wants a sequel to his 2006 movie flop "The Wicker Man." The film was widely criticized, but that hasn't stopped Cage from considering playing Edward Malus again.

Do you think his...
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Inexplicably, Nicolas Cage Wants A 'Wicker Man' Sequel

January 29th, 2012 3:30pm EST
The Wicker Man
Nicolas Cage is keen to make a sequel to his 2006 movie flop "The Wicker Man."

The actor received nothing but criticism for his role in the remake, which barely broke even, but that hasn't stopped him from considering playing Edward Malus again.

He tells Empire magazine, "I would like to hook up with one of the great Japanese filmmakers, like the master that made Ringu, and I would like to take The Wicker Man to Japan, except this time he's (Malus) a ghost."
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Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!

January 17th, 2012 9:00am EST
Betty White in The Golden Girls
TV veteran Betty White has a big reason to celebrate on Tuesday - America's favorite Golden Girl turns 90.

Known for her comedic chops and charming wit on hit shows like "Hot in Cleveland," "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," White boasts a successful career, which now spans seven decades.

And she doesn't appear to be slowing down with age - on Monday night bosses at network NBC paid tribute to the legend's career by airing a star-studded TV special, which featured Hugh Jackman and Carol Burnett, among others, paying tribute to the birthday girl - and she is just about to ...
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'Ghost Rider' Creator Loses Legal Dispute

December 30th, 2011 12:29pm EST
Ghost Rider
The writer who created Ghost Rider has lost a legal battle with comic book bosses over the rights to the character.

The fiery, motorcycle-riding superhero first appeared in Marvel Comics in 1972 and was later immortalized on the big screen by Nicolas Cage in the 2007 movie of the same name, with a sequel planned for 2012.

Freelance writer Gary Friedrich, who came up with the character, filed suit against Marvel in the year the film came out, alleging bosses had used the Ghost Rider concept for movies, video games and merchandise without his permission.

However, a judge in New York has...
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