All posts tagged "Jack Nicholson"

  • Jack Nicholson Retires from Acting Due to Memory Loss?

    UPDATE (9:46pm) - Maria Shriver as confirmed that Jack Nicholson is not retiring from acting and is actively reading scripts.  Times are good again. UPDATE: Several...

  • Historical Circuit: Terms of Endearment (**½)

    Familial tear jerks have always been a popular staple in cinema, but boy were they popular in the 1980s.  Past Oscar winners like Kramer vs....

  • Circuit 3: Jack Nicholson

    John Joseph “Jack” Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in New Jersey. Upon moving to Hollywood, Nicholson worked running errands for William Hanna and Jack Barbera,...

  • Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman Named as Oscar Presenters

    Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman – two acting legends with five Oscars between them – are the latest names to be added to the Oscar ceremony...

  • Casting News for Jack Nicholson, Kit Harington, and Brandon T. Jackson

    Warner Brothers is courting Jack Nicholson for their upcoming courtroom dramedy, The Judge, in which they hope the 3-time Academy Award winner will play the...

  • Will The Real Adam Sandler Please Stand Up?

    When I see movie trailers for the first time, I busy myself with thinking about whether it’s meant to showcase the actors, director or plot....

  • The Blu Circuit

    Since film aficionados are always looking for something to watch, we decided to round up some Blu-ray and DVD releases for you to seek out....

  • Remaking Cinema – Before 1970

    OK, I am the studio head and have access to two hundred million dollars. I have been asked to remake ten classics made before 1970,...

  • Lead Actor Overstuffed

    This year’s race for the Academy Award for Best Actor will have no shortage of worthy nominees; in fact I daresay they could nominate five...

  • TIFF: Wright Falters while Room 237 doesn’t “Shine”

    ANNA KARENINA (**) In 1977 Sidney Lumet gave audiences his film version of the superb, award-winning stage play Equus (1977) about a boy who blinds six horses with...

  • Best of the Decades: 1980s

    The great and the good films of the eighties were often box office failures, re-discovered within a few years by audiences and critics on video,...

  • Oscar Shocks: Best Actor

    Yes I was horrified when Roberto Benigni won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Life is Beautiful (1998), but the Screen Actors Guild had...

  • Why is Nobody Talking About Sean Penn?

    Is there any question left that Sean Penn is the finest actor of his generation? Can there be any further doubt that Penn stands alongside...

  • Too Many Actors, Too Little Spaces – A Look at Best Actor

    Oscar Predictions, how I love thee yet how I hate thee.  As I revealed the newest set of predictions this time around and took a...

  • Understanding the Character: The Joker

    Though he will not appear – or even be mentioned, for that matter – in The Dark Knight Rises, no discussion of the film or...

  • Historical Circuit: The Dark Knight (***½)

    30 Days of Batman continues… I’ve revitalized my review from 2008 of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight with a hybrid, truly analyzing the film with...

  • Historical Circuit: Batman (1989)

    “30 Days of Batman” Continues…. Tim Burton’s Batman (1989), remains one of my favorite superhero films to hit the big screen.  Showcasing the many talents...

  • Tom Cruise — Ten Best Performances

    When Tom Cruise sits down to speak with you he gives you his full attention, his eyes locked with yours, his smile easy and often,...