Tag Archives: Jack Nicholson

10 Great Jack Nicholson roles

The King of Hollywood. That's what the papers call him. His 82nd birthday yesterday prompted this recollection and celebration of the New Jersey-born actor's stellar career. Though living in semi-retirement since How Do You Know in 2010, his rep as a 12-time Oscar nominee and three-time winner still stands. I've been a fan of his… Read More

10 Great Jack Nicholson Roles

Jack Nicholson has had an enviable career. He's been an A-List actor and leading man for so long he's practicality carved out of stone on Mount Rushmore. His leering mug for years was a staple of the front row at the Oscar telecast—though, interestingly, not recently. Maybe he's in semi-retirement, having gone way OTT in… Read More

Tom Waits on screen

"And there's a difference between 'I do some acting' and 'I'm an actor.'" is what Tom Waits told Pitchfork back in 2006. "People don't really trust people to do two things well." Waits doesn't think of himself an actor, which is fine. Most of the roles he's been cast in he plays some variation of… Read More

Jack Nicholson interview at TotalFilm.com

There's an interesting, if thin, piece over at Total Film, an interview with Jack Nicholson about his career. It's actually kind of a missed opportunity. I'd love to read a more in-depth look at Nicholson's work over the years, why he chose certain projects, what he regrets and what he's still proud of. But this… Read More