Tag: nicolas cage

The Quotable Cage

Then when [Herzog] came over to my house, I showed him my bodyguard, which is a two-headed snake. I felt like the two of us were the two-headed snake working on the movie.  – Nicolas Cage In our research for Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, we came across a behind-the-scenes featurette that proved both...

Big Shot: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans is submerged from the start. Sloshing around in a flooding police station, Sergeant Terence McDonagh (Nicolas Cage) and his lacky partner Stevie (Val Kilmer) ransack a locker room, pocketing dirty pictures of a colleagues wife, snickering maliciously. Their joking isn’t imbued with puerile innocence, it comes weighted...

Small Actors: Brad Dourif

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call: New Orleans is, more than anything else, a showcase for Nicolas Cage. It barely works as a police procedural, and it stands out as a pretty odd entry in the already-eclectic oeuvre of Werner Herzog. What value the film has comes almost entirely from Cage’s aversion to consistency from scene...