Coming of Cage

Coming of Cage

A podcast series dedicated to the actor Nicolas Cage. Every other week, we spin our Wheel-O-Cage to find out which Nic Cage movie we're discussing next on the show. His entire filmography is on the list and at the end of each episode we score the film on quality and Cageness. We even have bonus content including our CAGE-O Bingo game!


November 27, 2023 48 mins
Episode 037: The Frozen Ground (2013) We’ve got a special episode for you this week! We’re going “off wheel” to review 2013’s The Frozen Ground as Ryan and Derreck prepare to guest on the Cage Match podcast! The Frozen Ground is a grim crime drama based on real events starring Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, and […]
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Episode 036: Snowden (2016) Things take a more serious tone this week as we look at 2016’s Snowden flick that focuses on Edward Snowden, the man who served in the military, CIA, and NSA, who leaked thousands of classified documents and materials, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Nicolas Cage has a small role in this one, […]
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Episode 035: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) This week, we’re covering a movie with just the longest title…. It’s not Bad Lieutenant. It’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans! The movie stars Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Xzibit, Jennifer Coolidge, Michael Shannon, and Fairuza Balk as well as Nicolas Cage, of course. […]
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October 16, 2023 70 mins
Episode 034: Pig (2021) We slow things down this week with a look at Nicolas Cage’s self-proclaimed greatest role in 2021’s Pig. Nic Cage stars alongside a small cast that includes Alex Wolff and Adam Arkin. The film is directed by Michael Sarnoski and written by him as well as Vanessa Block. We also play […]
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October 2, 2023 75 mins
Episode 033: Sonny (2002) Did you know Nicolas Cage directed a movie? Well, he did! And that’s what we’re talking about this week on the show. Nic Cage’s only directorial outing is 2002’s Sonny starring James Franco, Mena Suvari, Brenda Blethyn, and Harry Dean Stanton. Cage does have a cameo role as well. We also […]
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September 18, 2023 70 mins
Episode 032: Left Behind (2014) We take the skies as we discuss the 2014 rapture book adaptation, Left Behind starring Nicolas Cage, Lea Thompson, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, and Nicky Whelan! We also play CAGE-O, our special Nic Cage Bingo! Then we run our little computer system thingy to find out what movie joins […]
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September 4, 2023 50 mins
Episode 031: Teen Titans Go! to the Movies (2018) Don’t get too animated, we’re only talking about Nic Cage’s first outing as Superman! That’s right, it’s time to talk 2018′ Teen Titans Go! to the Movies starring Nicolas Cage as Superman but mainly Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Will Arnett, […]
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August 21, 2023 52 mins
Episode 030: National Treasure (2004) We’re back from our hiatus and this time… we’re stealing the Declaration of Independence! Well okay, not really… but we’re gonna watch Nic Cage steal it! That’s right, it’s time for National Treasure starring Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel, and Christopher Plummer! We also play CAGE-O, our […]
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July 19, 2023 2 mins
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July 10, 2023 67 mins
Episode 029: 8mm (1999) Things take a darker turn as we look at the 1999 crime drama 8mm starring Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, Catherine Keener, Peter Stormare, and James Gandolfini from director Joel Schumacher and the writer behind Se7en, Andrew Kevin Walker. We also play CAGE-O, our special Nic Cage Bingo! Then we run our […]
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June 26, 2023 79 mins
Episode 028: City of Angels (1998) We’ve got a special double feature episode this week! We kick things off with a look at the fake trailer for the non-existent movie Werewolf Women of the SS! Then, we slow things down a bit with this 1998 romantic drama starring Nicolas Cage as the Angel Seth who […]
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June 12, 2023 73 mins
Episode 027: 211 (2018) Things get brought down to reality in this week’s episode as we take a look at the 2018 bank heist flick, 211 (pronounced two-eleven), that sees Nicolas Cage as an aging cop who finds himself in the middle of a dangerous bank heist during a ride along with his son-in-law and […]
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May 29, 2023 81 mins
Episode 026: The Humanity Bureau (2017) We head to a dystopian future with walled cities, hardly any water, and no new cars in 30 years. This week, we take on The Humanity Bureau starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, and Hugh Dillon from director Rob W. King. We also play Nic Cage Bingo, or CAGE-O for […]
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May 15, 2023 76 mins
Episode 025: Adaptation. (2002) Things heat up this week as we take on the critically acclaimed meta film, Adaptation. starring Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, and Nic Cage from director Spike Jonze. Then we run our little computer system thingy to find out what movie joins the Wheel-O-Cage next! Don’t forget to check out […]
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May 1, 2023 56 mins
Episode 024: The Croods (2013) We’ve got a rare chance to enter the world of animation with this week’s Nicolas Cage flick, the first entry in its franchise, 2013’s The Croods co-starring Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds! Then we run our little computer system thingy to find out what movie joins the Wheel-O-Cage next! Don’t […]
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April 17, 2023 91 mins
Episode 023: The Trust (2016) We travel back to Las Vegas, NV to check out Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood as police officers in the dramatic 2016 film, The Trust. Let’s dive in! Then we run our little computer system thingy to find out what movie joins the Wheel-O-Cage next! Don’t forget to check out […]
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April 3, 2023 65 mins
Episode 022: Racing with the Moon (1984) We took a month off but now we’re back with more Cage for your rage! This week, we travel back to 1984 to look at the romantic dramatic comedy, Racing with the Moon starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, and Nicolas Cage. Then we run our little computer system […]
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March 6, 2023 68 mins
Episode 021: Guarding Tess (1994) We head back to the 90s with a look at the classic 1994 film, Guarding Tess starring Nicolas Cage and Shirley MacLaine. This dramatic comedy sees a reluctant Nic Cage as the body guard of Shirley MacLaine, a widowed First Lady. There’s yelling, action, suspense, drama, and of course, Cageness! […]
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February 20, 2023 64 mins
Episode 020: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011) We return to something a bit more mainstream in our 20th episode by breaking a personal promise and watching Nicolas Cage’s second outing as Johnny Blaze in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance! It references Marvel Knights, has Ghost Rider pissing fire, and a French Idris Elba. How […]
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February 6, 2023 80 mins
Episode 019: Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021) Things get weird on this week’s episode as Derreck & Ryan head to Samurai Town with Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella in the 2021 fantasy, horror, thriller Prisoners of the Ghostland. Then we run our little computer system thingy to find out what movie joins the Wheel-O-Cage next! […]
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