Nicolas Cage receives the highest score for the film in which he plays himself

Nicolas Cage receives the highest score for the film in which he plays himself
“The Weight of Talent”: With a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, this comedy establishes Nicolas Cage as a great comedian. (Lionsgate)

Nicolas Cage He has and will surely have a great year. The next premiere in Latin America of the comedy The weight of talent in which he plays himself, has received the best reviews.

After the premiere of the film, last Saturday March 12 at the South by Southwest Festivalin Austin, Texas, the reviews were some of the best and the site Rotten Tomatoes, which unites the critics and reviews of specialized media, gave it a score of 100 percent. Although they were only able to collect fifteen reviews, the outlook is more than auspicious for when more reviews are added.

In fact, this film became the film with the highest score of the 170 titles in which Cage appears recorded in Rotten Tomatoes. The rest of the most relevant films of her career come close but do not achieve the perfect score of the weight of talent. The films follow her closely Pig of 2021 with 96%, adaptation from 2002 with 90%, Moon spell of 1987 with 94%, Face/Off 1997) with 92% and Leaving Las Vegas) of 1995 with 97%.

The critics regarding this film were unanimous: “It’s one of the funniest movies of the year.”they stated from the site IndieWire. from the magazine Variety They reviewed: “A commercial comedy that has deliriously fun poking fun at Nicolas Cage, celebrating everything that makes him Nicolas Cage, and ultimately turning into a Nicolas Cage movie, which turns out to be a cheesy thing and a special thing.”

This comedy created by Tom Gormican (My friends’ girlfriends, Ghosted) brings together cage with the actor of Chilean origin Peter Pascal (The Mandalorian). in this movie Nicolas Cage accurately interprets Nick Cage, Oscar-winning actor for goodbye to vegas and Hollywood megastar. I mean, he plays himself. In statements to The Hollywood Reporterthe actor said that he was not very convinced of being part of this film: “I turned it down three or four times, I didn’t want to be a part of it”counted.

Cage is in the midst of an existential crisis. Creatively dissatisfied and facing financial ruin, the actor dreams of being summoned by the director of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino, for a new film project. In turn, his personal life is not going well since he has a tense and distant relationship with his teenage daughter.

Your whole life will be resolved, and also complicated, when the solution appears in your life to pay off the debts you have and continue to maintain your expensive lifestyle. This is how the archmillionaire Javi appears, the character of Peter Pascala fan of the race Nicolas Cage who offers him a million dollars to go to his birthday. Although at first he hesitates to accept this proposal, then he weighs the pros and cons and decides to accept this deal. Sure, he doesn’t know what’s going to happen to him.

But not everything is rosy and conflicts will appear when Cage is recruited by a CIA agent, Vivian (Tiffany Haddish from The Afterparty), and be forced to live up to his own legend. Thus, Cage will understand the true weight of being a consecrated star and to what extent his notoriety has taken him. also join the cast Neil Patrick Harris and Nick Witman (Rambo: Last Blood), among others.