Veteran CIA agent Evan Lake has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy. Written by
Dying of the Light (2014) had a $5 million budget of which $1 million was Nicolas Cage's salary. The shooting location was mostly Romania with some additional scenes shot in the USA and Australia (doubling for Kenya). The film's independent financier was David Grovic, a Bahamanian businessman whose few prior film credits include the critical failure The Bag Man (2014), which Grovic financed, directed, co-wrote and acted in. See more »
When the private jet lands in Mombasa, the Customs official stamps Evan's passport with JKIA. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is in Nairobi. See more »
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Nicholas Cage's performances was.. Nicholas Cage. As expected. He did well.
The movie? Thought provoking, and I thought the contrast of them both having diseases was intriguing.
I thought the conclusion was interesting. Would have liked to see the bad guy killed by Cage, but I think it's due to the fact that he realized they were both gone anyway.
What I find truly disgusting, is that this movie had poor reviews. I'm wondering if people's expectations of movies has gone to total crap.
While I didn't find this the most awesome movie I've ever seen, I also surely didn't think it was a bad movie. I have often found that critic reviews are so harsh they can hardly be trusted at all. But, when viewers find a movie that has not at all shown that it is a lemon, call it a lemon, I'm really wondering what has happened to us.
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