My wife has mentioned a few times that she's not really interested in the seeing the movie World Trade Center because she thinks Nicolas Cage is a poor actor.
She's says that in most films Nicolas Cage looks like he's just out of it, and it botheres her.
She mentioned this the other night with friends that the only movie of his she liked was Raising Arizona.
I responded that I thought he did an excellent job in the film Adaptation, and while I didn't enjoy Leaving Las Vegas very much, he did an excellent job in the role.
Then different people started chiming in with their favorite Nicolas Cage film, whether that was Con Air, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Family Man or It Could Happen to You.
But Cage, who got his first breaks with a bit part in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and a role in his Uncle's (Francis Ford Copolla) film Rumble Fish really has jumpstarted Cage with an interesting career of diverse collection of films and a unique fan base.
Personally, I don't really get, but Cage gets the roles. He is already slated to star in a number of projects, of which the most buzzed about film is Ghost Rider where he will play Johnny Blaze.
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