Posts Tagged ‘jack nicholson’

Jack Nicholson (J. J. Gittes), Faye Dunaway (Evelyn Mulwray), John Huston (Noah Cross). Screenplay by Robert Towne. Directed by Roman Polanski. Rating: 15. Running time: 130 minutes. Oh the plight of the amateur film critic. The plight of any film critic! What are we to do when facing beasts as grand as Chinatown? Nothing I am capable […]


Leonardo DiCaprio (William Costigan), Matt Damon (Colin Sullivan), Jack Nicholson (Frank Costello), Mark Wahlberg (Dignam), Martin Sheen (Queenan), Ray Winstone (Mr. French), Alec Baldwin (Ellerby), Vera Farmiga (Madolyn). Screenplay by William Monahan. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Rating: 18. Running time: 151 minutes. The Departed is a film with mad energy. In every put-down and punch-up there’s […]


Tom Cruise (Lt. Daniel Kaffee), Demi Moore Lt. Commander Joanna Galloway), Jack Nicholson (Col. Nathan R. Jessep), Kevin Bacon (Capt. Jack Ross), Kiefer Sutherland (Lt. Jonathan Kendrick), Kevin Pollak (Lt. Sam Weinberg). Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Directed by Rob Reiner. Rating: 15. Running time: 138 minutes. If the lawyer’s life is really as A Few […]


Jack Nicholson (Jack Torrance), Shelley Duvall (Wendy Torrance), Scatman Crothers (Dick Hallorann). Screenplay by Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Rating: 18. Running time: 142 minutes. There has never been a film that uses music and cinematography quite like The Shining. The pounding screeches that make you apprehensive of forthcoming horror when […]


Randle Patrick McMurphy. Never have I seen someone with such a lust for life in the real world, never mind on the silver screen. To explain how much energy Jack Nicholson generates through this character, and to give an idea of what a towering force McMurphy is, is almost impossible. Just how in awe of […]