Tag Archives: Jack Nicholson

Batman (1989)

“Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in, where a man dressed up as a *bat* gets all of my press? This town needs an enema!” Maybe I decided to write about Batman so I could soapbox about … Continue reading

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Chinatown (1974)

“Can you believe it? We’re in the middle of a drought, and the water commissioner drowns. Only in L.A.” I’ve put off writing about Chinatown for a couple of days now. Roman Polanski’s neo-noir mystery, often hailed as a masterpiece, was a … Continue reading

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Easy Rider (1969)

“They’ll talk to ya and talk to ya and talk to ya about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it’s gonna scare ’em.” I’ve been trying to hit the AFI Top 100 especially hard lately, and after being … Continue reading

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

“But I tried, didn’t I? Goddamnit, at least I did that.” The Academy Awards aren’t always an indicator of a great film, but very often they are. Particularly if a film sweeps all five major categories (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, … Continue reading

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