Nicolas Kim Coppola turns 50 years old today. I've already explained, at length, why I think Nicolas Cage is one of the most important actors in American cinema today, so let's just take this opportunity to watch the master at work. I almost posted this sublime clip from last week's episode of Community to celebrate Cage's birthday, but I don't want to ruin the episode for anyone who hasn't seen it yet. Instead, we'll go with a greatest-hits reel:

Here's to fifty more brilliant years, big guy.