VARIETY: The former “American Idol” finalist and touring vocalist in Queen called Coward “an inspiration.”
DEADLINE: Altitude has picked up international sales and UK and Irish distribution rights to Mad About the Boy — The Noël Coward Story, a feature documentary about the life of Noël Coward from Barnaby Thompson (St. Trinian’s).
SCREENRANT: Nicolas Cage chooses the three movies of his that he’d like to save for future generations.
EMPIRE: Pig duo Michael Sarnoski and Vanessa Block scored Best First Screenplay
LITTLE WHITE LIES: Nicolas Cage reveals his sensitive side in Michael Sarnoski’s warm-hearted porcine revenge western.
THE TELEGRAPH: Cage as the owner of a kidnapped truffle-hunter out to get her back? This drama could have been Taken meets Babe, but it’s so much more
This year’s 74th Edinburgh International Film Festival will host the European premiere of Nicolas Cage’s latest flick “Pig,” the debut directorial feature from award-winning editor Michael Sarnoski (“The Testimony”).
THE NEW YORK TIMES: “Pig,” Michael Sarnoski’s stunningly controlled first feature, is a mournful fable of loss and withdrawal, art and ambition.
VARIETY: A million miles from ‘Peggy Sue Got Married,’ Cage goes searching for his beloved truffle pig — and himself — in Michael Sarnoski’s intimate character study.
INDEPENDENT: In the trailer released on Thursday, Cage’s character is seen foraging with the animal, until a seemingly violent event leads to the pig’s disappearance