In the Cage! On-Air Film Review of ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on April 21st, reviewing “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” in theaters April 22nd.

IN THE CAGE! In this film, Nicolas Cage portrays a version of himself, a fading movie star who can’t land the new role he desires. His tiresome obsessions has left behind an ex-wife (Sharon Horgan) and daughter (Lily Sheen), but his agent (Neil Patrick Harris) gets him an appearance gig in Spain, at a birthday party for super fan Javi (Pedro Pascal). However, Javi isn’t what he seems, and Nick is now in the middle of a crime cartel, being monitored by CIA agents Vivian (Tiffany Haddish) and Martin (Ike Barinholtz). Can he save the day, through his utter awesomeness?

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”* during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, April 21st, 2022 (*Apologies to Nick Cage for the incorrect title, which happens when IN THE CAGE!) …

“The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is in theaters beginning April 22nd. Featuring Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Tiffany Haddish, Lily Sheen, Ike Barinholtz and Demi Moore. Written by Tom Gorican and Kevin Etten. Directed by Tom Gorican. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

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