Jack Nicholson

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Louise Fletcher obituary
American actor who won an Oscar for her role as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Ryan Gilbey

25, Sep, 2022 @12:02 PM

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Helen Hunt: ‘There were a couple of years I was spooked – I just became very boring’
When an Oscar win brought the paparazzi to her door, the actor figured that endless pictures of her with a yoga mat would be of no interest to them. Now she’s out of Hollywood’s glare, and about to appear on the London stage

Terri White

01, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Bob Rafelson obituary
Screenwriter, director and co-creator of the Monkees who had a 1970 hit with his film Five Easy Pieces

Ryan Gilbey

25, Jul, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Bob Rafelson: subtle and complex director was presiding genius of the Hollywood new wave
Rafelson was a director who got era-defining performances out of Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces and The King of Marvin Gardens, as well as co-creating the Monkees

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @9:59 AM

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Kapow! Our writers pick their favorite Batman movie
To celebrate the release of The Batman, Guardian writers have written about their all-time favorite Caped Crusader films from Adam West to Ben Affleck

Peter Bradshaw, Andrew Pulver, Radheyan Simonpillai, Janelle Zara, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Charles Bramesco, Simon Abrams, Luke Holland, Benjamin Lee, Toby Moses, Nicholas Barber and Ben Child

04, Mar, 2022 @7:22 AM

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‘Odd, free and uninhibited’: Karen Black, Hollywood’s great singer-actor
She worked with Jack Nicholson, Robert Altman and more – and had a sideline in spectral, beautiful songwriting. As her lost songs are released, those close to Karen Black remember her

Andrew Male

19, Jul, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Monte Hellman obituary
Film director best remembered for the atmospheric but detached road movie Two-Lane Blacktop

Ronald Bergan

27, Apr, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Monte Hellman, cult director and Reservoir Dogs executive producer, dies aged 91
Director of cult classics Two-Lane Blacktop and Cockfighter also directed Jack Nicholson and helped Quentin Tarantino with his feature debut

Andrew Pulver

21, Apr, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Richard Rush, Oscar-nominated director of The Stunt Man, dies aged 91
The film-maker’s early underground work included Hells Angels on Wheels before he entered the mainstream with hits such as Freebie and the Bean

Andrew Pulver

13, Apr, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Five Easy Pieces at 50: a troubling yet thrilling arrival of a new leading man
Jack Nicholson asserted himself as a flawed, fascinating lead in Bob Rafelson’s unusual and modest drama that remains unknowable

Scott Tobias

12, Sep, 2020 @7:02 AM

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The Shining at 40: will we ever fully understand what it all means?
Stanley Kubrick’s terrifying Stephen King adaptation is as chilly and confounding as ever, a puzzle that may never be solved

Scott Tobias

23, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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I’ve never seen … Chinatown
Even if you’re already aware of the ending, the final moments of the ultimate sunshine noir can shock even the most hardened box-set veteran

Graeme Virtue

09, Apr, 2020 @11:00 AM

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