THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT – Review by Rachel West

Since making his acting debut 40 years ago, Nicolas Cage has amazed, shocked, surprised, and confounded audiences. With over 100 acting credits to his name, The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent finally delivers the role Cage was born to play – himself. The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent stars the Oscar-winning actor as Nick Cage, a cash-strapped actor who is ready to give up on Hollywood when he’s offered a paid appearance at a Spanish billionaire and Cage superfan’s birthday party. Reluctantly agreeing, Cage gets tapped to become a CIA informant when it is revealed that the birthday boy is actually a drug kingpin involved in a high-profile kidnapping.

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TOGETHER – Review by Martha K Baker

Trust Stephen Daldry to direct an efficient and profound film set in the first year of the pandemic. In Together, Daldry manipulates his cameras to vary the single set required by a lockdown. He wrings from the actors a variety of uses of Dennis Kelly’s script — now sexy banter, now rapid-fire fusillades of anger, now woebegone exhaustion.

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MILITARY WIVES – Review by Leslie Combemale

For those who are sick of the daily, mostly awful surprises we are all subject to during the pandemic, Military Wives may be exactly what the mood doctor ordered, but I expect more joy and affirmation from a film that snagged Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan as leads. I expect a film worthy of them.

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