People like it more or less and must realize Nicholas Cage His resume is great. Throughout his career, the Californian has starred in good, bad and regular movies, and has worked with Hollywood’s best actors and directors.
They said: “It can be said that Nicholas Cage is not only an actor, but also a film genre.” Paco Castle ÿ Torio Garcia on Nicolas Cage’s first 100 movies, A book jointly written by both parties, recently edited by the label Damn it! , From Astable.
“The origin of this book is a small part of what I gave to “Cinema”, Cartoonist Paco Alcázar commented on our magazine. “I dedicated it to Nicolas Cage. By studying myself, I realized that I hadn’t watched many of his films in recent years. When I started watching them, I found some interesting things, Beyond the quality of the movie, that is I think I want to dedicate a book to his image and contact Torïo. Tonio is interested in Nicolas Cage, so he can solve the problem As much information and anecdotes about the cage as possible”.
The result is a beautifully and interestingly illustrated article covering the special occupation of this unclassified American actor, and in each of his films and Cage portrait of each of them. Alcazar admitted: “The most complicated thing is to fight against my innate inability to draw cartoons and portraits.”
“This is one of the challenges I posed when approaching the project idea.In the first part of the book, Nic looks very similar to my graphic style, which is more or less simple, but in the second part (portraits of each movie) I am looking for Mixed style of realism and comics Because of my limitations as a cartoonist, it means I have to bleed,” he explained.
And, if we talk about limitations, then it must not be forgotten that Cage is often accused of over In your movie. “Nicolas Cage is one of those artists you hate or love,” Alcazar replied when asked about the actor’s criticism of his historic performance.
He said: “His behavior often undermines many plans established by the public in the film industry in recent decades, so understanding and appreciating it requires a certain amount of mind. I admire him, even though I can understand that he drives many people crazy. Cartoonists say that not all art is suitable for everyone.
Whether it is overthrown or not, it is undeniable that Cage is a very unique guy. Display a button.When filming a black comedy Vampire kiss (1989), the actor decided that his character must do some really eye-catching actions to impress future audiences, so in a scene, he decidedEat live cockroaches; This number appears in the movie.
“Since the director may not be his best friend, he told him that he must repeat this scene, despite being enveloped in insect phobia, Cage ate another cockroach. The commitment and willingness of actors who are different from all actors to originality”, Alcazar pointed out that he began to paint for visionaries and published comics and illustrations in many media over the years.
The artists from Cadiz belong to the group of these people. They know that Cage has never played an actor like other actors, but followed his own rules of interpretation (which may provide added value in a standardized industry like Hollywood). “From the beginning of his career, he consciously broke the purely naturalistic pursuit of the famous “method” and introduced Silent movies, expressionism, Japanese Kabuki theater and even voodoo elements. He even named his method “Nouveau Shamanic”.
“I like a dramatic actor who has the courage to think about doing things differently from others. Sometimes it works better, sometimes it’s worse, but it’s refreshing. I thank heaven, someone like this. In addition, I think he personally conveyed Some kind of fragile image, which makes him very sympathetic, he is not a superstar Tom Cruise, But it is easier for someone to sympathize,” he concluded.
Torïo García has been in charge since 2010 NicCagepedia At this point, the project he founded with his friends coincided with his literary war partner.
The Alicante writer remembers that since his debut on the screen at the age of 17, through his performances in independent cinemas, his famous status and his troubles with the Ministry of Finance-forcing him to accept various projects-the cage” Seems to have set foot on Meta-experience It attracts us because it represents the fears and desires of our society: success and failure. A sense of personal accomplishment and practical work. Even his fabulous luxury of buying haunted houses or dinosaur skulls in his private life seems to have distorted our passion for consumption. “
The image of Cage is fascinating. His role in the film is Oscar Leaving Las Vegas (1995) and from the late 1990s to the late 2000s, he made money, earning up to 20 million U.S. dollars per movie. This person always pretends it well. Although its installation could have been better, this is because, although it is true that his film photography is complete, but also (not for any reason), the actors refused to appear in some of the most iconic films in film history. It is true. .
For example, in the late 1990s, Cage refused to make two feature films in Oceania because he did not want to spend so much time with his family.one is matrix (1999). another, Lord of the rings (2001).A few years ago, the actors were about to embody Vincent Mancini -His final role Andy Garcia In the third part of the legend godfather (1990).