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Nicolas Cage Compares Himself to Led Zeppelin

Nicolas Cage Compares Himself to Led Zeppelin

Earlier this week, actor Nicolas Cage tried to explain his recent, eclectic career choices by comparing himself, in a way, to Led Zeppelin.

"I would like to find a way to embrace what Led Zeppelin did, in filmmaking," he told the Huffington Post, because he’s "trying to create a kind of a cultural understanding through my muse that is part of the zeitgeist that isn't motivated by vanity or magazine covers or awards. It's more, not countercultural, but counter-critical.

"They remained intimately mysterious -- because they just went about it their own way, or against what the advice might have been or what the council might have been.

"And I admire that. And I would like to tap into more exploration of horror films and just everything that I shouldn't be doing, according to representation."

It's interesting to note that Cage's recent films have contained more and more shrieking and references to Norse mythology.



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