Tag Archives: Jack Nicholson

As Good As It Gets - * * * 1/2*

It is interesting that perhaps some of the best cinematic characters are people we’d never want to know in real life. This is a film about one of them…one of the most abrasive people ever. Yet, when someone else is … Continue reading

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Blood and Wine - * *

Blood and Wine is a murky attempt at film noir that has a couple of good twists, but overall it wastes its talent. Jack Nicholson stars as Alex Gates a Miami wine merchant who plots with an old friend, Victor … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks - * * * 1/2*

With Mars Attacks, director Tim Burton has created not only an instant cult hit, but a very offbeat black comedy that parodies martian invasion films, disaster films, and many aspects of our popular culture. It begins in the time-honored disaster … Continue reading

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The Crossing Guard - * 1/2*

Rather bland drama about guilt, remorse and revenge. Six years ago, a drunk driver by the name of John Booth (David Morse) killed the daughter of Freddie (Jack Nicholson) and Mary (Anjelica Huston). In the years that followed while Booth … Continue reading

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