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To flavor his unpredictable filmography, Nicolas Cage heads toward horror with “Pay the Ghost.” While initial moments suggest a kidnapping drama featuring a determined dad, the movie eventually reveals a supernatural side, trying for frights instead of thrills. A mix of “The Wicker Man” (not the Cage version) and “Mama,” “Pay the Ghost” only connects through its star, who gives a passably haunted performance to help boost the lackluster screenplay. The picture is absurd and low-budget, but Cage holds up his end of the bargain, making sure turns of plot find their intended emotion, while helping to sell the urgency of the unfolding ghost story. Read the rest at


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