Love him or hate him, Nicolas Cage is one of the most...fascinating actors of our time. Since his first appearance in 1982’s Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Cage, nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola, has headlined a string of blockbuster films, earned two Academy Award and four Golden Globe nominations (winning Best Actor at both award shows for 1995’s Leaving Las Vegas), and even produced several hit movies. These days, though, the eccentric A-lister has become a punch line thanks to his now-recognized brand of big-budgeted camp. Give the man an outlandish plot and a laughable hairstyle and he’s ready to work. Both requirements are met in Season of the Witch, his new 14th Century action thriller about Crusaders, the Black Plague, and sorcery. It should be noted that the movie was completed in 2009 and is just now coming out—never a good sign. Oh, and the trailer looks like crap. We’re hoping it’ll make us laugh despite its actual intentions, at least, much like the flicks that made our list of Nicolas Cage’s 10 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Movies. Let’s give Cage some credit, though—it ain’t easy being cheesy

By Matt Barone

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