The Movie: Astro Boy (2009)
It’s Nicolas Cage like you’ve never seen him before. Namely because you don’t see him at all. We decided to find out what it sounds like when Nic Cage gets behind the mic and gives voice to a grieving father who builds a robot to replace his dead son. And [spoiler warning], we were pleasantly surprised.
Further Reading, Viewing, and Links:
- NetFlakes Podcast #50 – Her w/ Caroline Diezyn
- NetFlakes Podcast #47 – Ex Machina w/ Caroline Diezyn
- the TV Tropes entry on the Asian Hair Streak
- Emma Brockes’ interview with Cage for The Guardian, wherein he insists he is in on the joke
Caroline Diezyn is a PhD student, writer, and artist in London, Ontario. They think Nic Cage in Moonstruck is dreamy af. Check out their ranked list of every movie on Rattling The Cage on Letterboxd. Send them Cage memes on Twitter.
Dylan Clark-Moore is a person who loves to talk about media in London, Ontario. He joined Rattling The Cage because talking about Nic Cage’s personality is way easier than forming his own. You can find him on Twitter, Instagram, and Letterboxd.