The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)

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Nicolas Cage stars as Nick Cage in the buddy-comedy aptly named The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. The character, Nick Cage, is an exaggerated version of the real-life actor as he struggles to stay relevant today. He reluctantly agrees to attend a birthday party for a fan named Javi (Pedro Pascal) and is recruited by the CIA to spy on him.

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Top 10 Movies of 2021

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2021 was definitely a busy year for movies. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to see any of the Foreign Language films currently in Oscar contention like Parallel Mothers, Drive My Car, The Worst Person in the World, or Petite Maman.

Honorable mentions go to Spencer, Passing, Luca, Shiva Baby, and Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.

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Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

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Well, 2021 passed by in a blink of an eye and 2022 may end up being an exciting year for movies. I am waiting to see the Tragedy of Macbeth before posting my Top 10 of 2021, but that will be coming soon! Also, you may see some repeats from my Most Anticipated of 2021 post as release dates were shuffled once again due to the pandemic. Here’s hoping that all these films listed below are actually released this year.

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

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Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) is living a normal life with his best friend, Katy (Awkwafina), when his past suddenly comes back to haunt him. He is reunited with his father, Wenwu, (Tony Leung), and his sister, Xialing (Meng’er Zhang). Shang-Chi struggles to pick whether to side with his father on his delusional quest or to go against him.

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Soul (2020)

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Soul follows Joe Gardener (Jaime Foxx), a band teacher, who is finally getting the big gig he has been waiting for. But later that day, Joe gets into an accident and dies. His soul travels to the Great Beyond, but he escapes to the Great Before as he is not ready to die. He teams up with another soul, named 22 (Tina Fey), in order to try to get back to his life on Earth.

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