If you have not seen Beyond the Black Rainbow, check it out. Mandy is the better movie, but I really think that Rainbow is underrated. I was only kind of impressed by Rainbow when I saw it, but it lingered with me. It’s pretty impressive.
Mandy: Pano Cosmatos gets Nicolas Cage in his movie and it is apparently all due to Elijah Wood telling Cage to read the script. It was a great decision. Cage shows that while he cashes check after check with crappy movies, he is a great actor and when he has a real talent behind the camera, he is a great gift to movies.
The scene where he loses it in the bathroom is classic Cage. Everything after…
…Mandy’s death is amazing. Cage should be nominated for an Oscar. I assume he will not be, but he was great in this movie. Best movie he has made since Lord of War.
Bill Duke looked thin. Is he ill?
Note: It’s on Amazon Prime.