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The Unbearable Weight
of Massive Talent
(
2022)

Director:
Tom Gormican

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Action comedy

NORWEGIAN TITLE
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

RUNNING TIME
107 minutes

Producers:
Nicolas Cage
Mike Nilon
Kristin Burr
Kevin Turen

Screenwriters:
Tom Gormican
Kevin Etten


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage
Javi Gutierrez Pedro Pascal ½

Olivia Henson

Sharon Horgan -
Addy Cage Lily Sheen -

Vivian Etten

Tiffany Haddish -

Martin Etten

Ike Barinholtz -

Gabriela

Alessandra Mastronardi -

Lucas Gutierrez

Paco León

 

Review

Nicolas Cage plays a fictionalized, down-on-his-luck version of himself in this comedy which starts off fresh, funny and borderline absurd. Cage is brilliant when he is self-referencing and toying with myths about himself, and the film seems to be on a path to meta-movie greatness when the filmmakers introduce a Taken inspired crime subplot which completely ruins the imagination. The final 45 minutes is one big, insipid cliché-fest underlined by a terrible score by Mark Isham.

Copyright © 28.08.2022 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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