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Nicolas Cage Vows Never to Retire from Acting: ‘That Can’t Happen…I Need It’

Nicolas Cage told Entertainment Weekly this week that he will never retire from acting. The Oscar winner earned some of the best reviews of his career earlier this year with the indie drama “Pig,” and now his buzzy Sion Sono-directed Samurai-Western “Prisoners of the Ghostland” is playing in theaters and available on VOD platforms. Cage […]

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UK-Ireland box office preview: ‘Censor’ looks to scare up audience

Further new releases include ‘Reminiscence’, ‘Pig’.Prano Bailey-Bond’s UK horror Censor starts its run in UK-Ireland cinemas this weekend, released by Vertigo Releasing.The film will open in 170 sites. It is Bailey-Bond’s directorial debut, produced by Helen Jones for Silver Salt Films, with Rook Films and Timpson Films, plus backing from the BFI Film Fund, Film4 […]

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‘Prisoners of the Ghostland’ Trailer: Nicolas Cage Teams with Sion Sono For a Bonkers Samurai Western

Nicolas Cage’s acclaimed 2021 (see the raves for “Pig” this summer) continues into the fall with “Prisoners of the Ghostland,” which just released a bonkers first trailer that is sure to give Cage fans a run for their money. The latest film from subversive Japanese auteur Sion Sono, “Prisoners of the Ghostland” features Cage as […]

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‘F9’ Remains on Top of VOD Charts as ‘Pig’ and ‘Roadrunner’ Make Strong Debuts

Home viewing competition this week was stiff. It included the HBO Max same-day premiere of “The Suicide Squad” and ongoing availability of Disney’s “Black Widow” and “Jungle Cruise” for an extra $29.99 for Disney+ subscribers. The two titles that could break through were “Pig” (Neon/$6.99) and “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” (Focus/$19.99), both of […]

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Alex Wolff, Scrappy Star of ‘Old’ and ‘Pig,’ Thinks Everybody Needs a Bit More Self-Loathing in Their Lives

Alex Wolff, the self-described “scrappy New York actor” who made a searing impression in 2018’s “Hereditary” and now stars in “Pig” opposite Nicolas Cage and in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old,” thinks everybody needs a little more self-loathing in their lives.“My face is not symmetrical. Why would I love myself if my face is unsymmetrical? The […]

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‘Pig’ Review: Nicolas Cage Is at His Melancholic Best in This Strange, Sad Porcine Drama

Nicolas Cage isn’t just an actor; he’s a state of mind. Having transcended meme status with evocative performances in director-driven genre fare like “Mandy” and “Color Out of Space,” the Oscar winner delivers his best performance in years as a chef-turned-recluse who briefly reenters society in writer-director Michael Sarnoski’s “Pig.” His return isn’t a happy […]

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Nicolas Cage and Alex Wolff Revenge Thriller ‘Pig’ Picked Up by Neon

Neon has acquired the domestic distribution rights to “Pig,” a revenge thriller starring Nicolas Cage and Alex Wolff from first-time director Michael Sarnoski, the distributor announced Thursday.“Pig” started production in September and the filmmakers teased footage of the film at the Berlin Film Festival. Neon plans to release the film theatrically, with plans to be […]

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Lav Diaz’s ‘Season Of The Devil’ lands on Screen’s Berlin jury

New films from Gus Van Sant & Mani Haghighi also receive scoresLav Diaz’s 234-minute black-and-white historical drama Season Of The Devil has dropped on the Screen International Berlin Jury Grid, along with Gus Van Sant’s Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot starring Joaquin Phoenix and Mani Haghighi’s comedy of a blacklisted film director, […]

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