The "baroque, hyper-mannered performances" of Nicolas Cage (to quote Slate's own Dana Stevens) are no doubt best appreciated in their proper contexts. But, as MovieClips demonstrates above, they can also add an occasionally creepy, frequently hilarious note to other cinematic classics. (See the full list at the MovieClips YouTube page.) Enjoy.
4'33" of Silent Nicolas Cage
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