Like a girl who loves bad boys, Cinema loves anti-heroes, and comic books have no shortage of them. Wolverine and Hulk may be among the most popular bad-asses, but Ghost Rider has a strong claim at being the ultimate anti-hero. 2007’s Ghost Rider didn’t manage to depict that effectively, raking in a notable $227 million worldwide but garnering a lot of criticism in the process. With directors of Crank Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine at the helm, is Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance the film that the character deserves?
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Say what you will about Nicolas Cage: he has brought to life an incredible diversity of characters dating all the way back to 1980. From Cameron Poe (Con Air) to Big Daddy (Kick-Ass), Cage’s versatility is undeniable. His latest film, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, sees him playing both the cursed Johnny Blaze and his bike-riding alter-ego. I was lucky enough to be invited to a press conference on behalf of Yin & Yang at the impressive Corinthia hotel in London. Read on for Cage’s thoughts on his new film, his influences, and much more.