Nick Cage is offered $1 million by a man named Javi (Pedro Pascal) in the film. He is only required to attend the birthday party of his biggest fan, Javi Pascal (Pedro Pascal). The CIA recruits him to find out more about Javi (a notorious arms dealer). It’s the type of plot Cage would be comfortable in. It is reminiscent of some of his action movies from the ’90s. “Con Air” and “Face/Off.” Of course, the twist is that Cage plays himself, as his agent, played by Neil Patrick Harris, says in The trailer, “It’s the easiest gig ever; you play yourself.”
Cage was able to perform the role with relative ease, and it has been well received by critics who have lined up for praises. Luke Y. Thompson A.V. ClubThis is what I had to say about the film. “Director Tom Gormican and co-writer and executive producer Kevin Etten deliver the ultimate Cage experience, with the possible exception of ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans,’ which may never be topped.”MeaganNavarro, in the meantime, is Bloody DisgustingWe have discussed how “Massive Talent” is arguably the most fun audiences can have at a theater this year, writing, “It’s a raucous journey that’ll leave you with a grin plastered on your face. Cage playing a version of himself makes for a unique meta-comedy featuring no shortage of poignant moments and riotous gags that’ll deepen your appreciation for his work.”
It seems like the perfect movie for Nic Cage completists, featuring references and memes to his best work in the such as “The Wicker Man” “Mandy.” You just have to see it to believe it.