In somewhat unexpected news, the unbearable weight of massive talent has laid claim to the animated masterpiece that is Paddington 2. In a scene released by Lionsgate from the upcoming meta-comedy film, we see Nic Cage and Pedro Pascal crying over the animation. the sheer brilliance of the film.
The moment comes when Cage asks Javi Gutiérrez de Pascal about his “third favorite movie of all time”. He reveals that it’s Paddington 2, causing Cage to say, “What? Dr. Caligari’s office, Paddington 2, connect those dots.” I don’t want to be a snob but…”
“I cried the whole story, it made me want to be a better man”, answers Javi sincerely. Us too, us too. The clip then shows the couple in tears as they watch Paddington 2 before Cage admits, “Paddington 2 is amazing.”
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We love seeing the love for Paddington 2, especially after the Paul King-directed film was declared the highest-rated movie on Rotten Tomatoes of 2021. The film remained 100% on the site thanks to 245 reviews. positive reviews before being pushed back from the top spot after a negative review recorded at 246.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent stars Nicolas Cage as Nick Cage, an actor on the brink of financial ruin. Facing retirement, he agrees to accept $1 million to attend wealthy fan Javi’s birthday party. However, things quickly take an unexpected turn when he discovers that Javi is a drug dealer on the run from the CIA.
Prior to its release, the film received positive reviews and currently sits at 91% on Rotten Tomatoes, making it one of Cage’s highest rated films. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent hits theaters April 22. For more information on this year’s releases, check out our guide to movie release dates.