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25 March 2010  |  Written by Alastair Plumb  

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Nicolas Cage is one seriously Bad Lieutenant – and though we don’t have the film itself to prove it, we have the poster, and we have it all exclusive-like.

As posters go, it’s approximately a kabillion times better than the previous poster, which suffered horrendously from poster-based floaty head syndrome (check it out for yourself here for proof), whereas this one shows that menacing scowl that the resurgent Nick Cage is famous for in this amazingly bonkers Werner Herzog number.

For anyone not aware of this soon to be released Cage-fest, it’s the story of a New Orleans cop (a Lieutenant, no less) who injures his back rescuing someone during Hurricane Katrina.
 
Over the course of recuperating from his injury, he uses and becomes addicted to his pain medication, moving onto cocaine, heroin, crack and marijuana. We told you he was a bad lieutenant. Like, a really bad one.
 
We don’t want to give anything else away, as it’s truly a film like no other, but look at the fact that there’s a lizard on the poster. Intriguing, no? Our lips are sealed. Until you read the review, of course, but let’s ignore that for now.
 
The Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call - New Orleans is out in cinemas on May 21.

 


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future action hero http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2227414/ More

Posted by moosebuddy at 23:01 on 26 March 2010 | Report This Post

Bad Leftenant: The English Years
Cage and Herzog are two eccentrics who are as perfect for each other as Johnny Depp and Tim Burton, so it should be interesting to say the least. Didn't know Ebert rating it so highly, will definitely check this out. More

Posted by BenTramer at 21:53 on 26 March 2010 | Report This Post

love this
saw this last year sometime, it is absolutely awesome. completely deserves five stars More

Posted by phil blakeman at 18:00 on 26 March 2010 | Report This Post

RE@ Seen it!!!!
Me too. More

Posted by Kezabien at 15:18 on 26 March 2010 | Report This Post

New Zealand release date?
I can't frickin drickin wait! It was one of roger ebert favourites of the last decade! And empires 5 star has me drooling.....drooling.....drooling More

Posted by monkeyhumour at 02:50 on 26 March 2010 | Report This Post

5 Stars? Cool Trailer?? Iguana?!?! Werner Herzog?!?!!?!!?! Baby, i'm right there! More

Posted by The900MidNightBee at 23:39 on 25 March 2010 | Report This Post

I thought this came out last year around the time of the film festivals in selected theaters. I've seen a few clips and it looks funny in places. More

Posted by Rico rodrigeuz at 21:32 on 25 March 2010 | Report This Post

rating (2)
yeah, very subtle heads-up on the review guys; still, gives me something to look forward to More

Posted by jamesjewell1983 at 21:29 on 25 March 2010 | Report This Post

RATING.....
I CAN SE THAT EMPIRE HAS GIVEN THIS THE MAGICAL 5 STAR RATING.....TRAILER LOOKS DECENT. WIL BE CHECKING THIS OUT More

Posted by naveed at 18:38 on 25 March 2010 | Report This Post

Seen it!!!!
I saw this movie about two months ago, why are you showing us posters now? More

Posted by iwishiwasajedi at 18:38 on 25 March 2010 | Report This Post


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