No. He will always look at least somewhat foolish.
Take, for example, our man Cage in Season of the Witch, in which he escorts a woman accused of being a witch to a mountain abbey, and looks like a fool. I would never take this guy seriously as a Highlander, or a Vigo the Carpathian, or whatever he's meant to be. It's just Nic Cage in some goofy clothes, and on a horse.
First Look at Nicolas Cage in 'Season of the Witch' [Bloody Disgusting]
It's been a while since I've shown you Nicolas Cage's face do Acting, so here's a treat for everyone: a new Season of the Witch trailer. In this would-be blockbuster, Cage plays some kind of dull, monotone, medieval version of The Transporter charged with delivering a supposed ... / Continue →
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In a rare instance of a Nicolas Cage movie not sending him out for some kind of idiotic vengeance, Joe is a Southern drama that sees Cage as an ex-con trying to redeem himself by protecting a teenage boy struggling to support his family. As you can see here, you can tell Nicola... / Continue →