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Jack Nicholson to retire

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by Danishfurniturelover, 4 Sep 2013.

  1. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Jack Jull

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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/...tires-from-acting-because-of-memory-loss.html

    Been reported in lots of different places, in his mid 70's the fella deserves to retire.

    My favourite jack role would have to be easy rider, used to be on t.v. repeated a lot when i was growing up and i always wanted to be his character. Not shown so much these days. Really with an actor like him, a t.v. channel could dedicate a week or two to his movies. Was top notch in an officer and a gentleman.

    Whats your favourite Nicholson movie then ladies?
     
  2. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke Gordon Durie

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    Chinatown for me.
     
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    nelto Ronnie Rosenthal

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    Going to state the obvious, but "One flew over the cuckoos's nest". RP McMurphy, brilliant.

    "As good as it gets" was superb as well. Melvin Udall.

    "A Few Good Men", Colonel Jessop. You can't handle the truth!

    When I did the Walk of Fame thing in Hollywood, his was the hand print I made sure I got the photo with.

    Was absolutely wasted in Batman, what was the script writer thinking? Definite oscar opportunity if he had been given the material.

    The Shinning, The Departed..

    He's a genius, will miss him.

    Happy retirement!
     
  4. stinkfoot

    stinkfoot Gudni Bergsson

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    All great films Nelto.

    I can't remember what it's called but I watched that film recently where he has a heart attack (with Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves in it). Surprisingly good.

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  5. nelto

    nelto Ronnie Rosenthal

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    That was "Something's Gotta Give".

    Good show as well.
     
  6. Jurgen the German

    Jurgen the German Colin Calderwood

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    Carol the waitress, Simon the F a g.
     
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    Jurgen the German Colin Calderwood

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    1. As Good As It Gets

    2. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

    3. The Shining

    4. The Departed

    5. Batman

    Also love The Bucket List and Anger Management.

    One of my favourites along with De Niro, Clint Eastwood and William Holden.

    Must have knobbed a heeeeelllllllll of a lot of women in his life.
     
  8. thfcsteff

    thfcsteff Paul Stewart Staff Member

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    The Shining
    ...Cuckoo's Nest

    The Shining is one of the greatest films ever, ...Cuckoos Nest is one of his finest moments ever...
     
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    galeforce Ralph Coates

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    The Shining for me, and he absolutely scared the **** out of me in batman, I was 8 years old and had nightmares for weeks.
     
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    AberYid Steven Caulker

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    Th Shining for me, saw it when I was about 9 or 10. I didn't sleep for a week!
     
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    Mosquito_Coasting Neil Sullivan

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    My favourite actor ever. One of those like Daniel Day Lewis or Pacino who ypu can just watch for them. The plot of the film is a little irrelevant. The Shining, the Departed, About Schmidt, Chinatown. Those are all 8 or 9 out of films for me. Chinatown's my favourite film ever.
     
  12. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Jack Jull

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    I miss seeing a new movie with him in it.
     
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    scaramanga Terry Dyson Staff Member

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    With Vinnie Jones?

    ;)
     
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    nelto Ronnie Rosenthal

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    :D

    There should be a statute of limitations for spelling mistakes. Getting called out on one from 2013!
     
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    Mosquito_Coasting Neil Sullivan

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    Have you seen the Pledge? That’s a good Nicholson one which flew under the radar some. Old but better than nothing!
     
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    Jon Pat van den Hauwe

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    You’re safe after 7 years has passed.
     
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    parklane1 Barry Daines

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    Was it as good as One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest?
     
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    Mosquito_Coasting Neil Sullivan

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    Must have been my subconscious working there. Wasn't intentional.
     
  19. K.D.D.D.D.Soc

    K.D.D.D.D.Soc Dean Richards

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    Surprised to see "The Last Detail" not mentioned. Perhaps too long ago for many to have seen.
     
  20. Gutter Boy

    Gutter Boy Tim Sherwood

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    Couldn't give a brick - I hate golf

    Seriously though - The Terror, or Batman
     

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