Ever since I heard about Nicolas Cage’s real life home invasion (he woke up in the middle of the night to find a naked man in a leather jacket holding a Fudgsicle standing in his bedroom), I’ve wanted to see Trespass. In fact, I was shocked that this anecdote that he dropped at TIFF, while promoting the movie, was the first I’d heard about it. I mean jesus christ, it combines two of my favorite things of all time. Nicolas Cage and home invasion movies. How had Trespass slipped under my radar?
And then how did it just show up on Netflix instant watch with zero fanfare? I thought my Facebook news feed was full of Cage devotees but I didn’t hear BOO about Trespass until a friend told me about it in person, the old fashioned way. I was like, “No WAY this thing is on Netflix and I didn’t know about it.” But it was, and I watched it last night and it was so disappointing that I decided to blog for the first time in months. (more…)