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Default CHINATOWN Roman Polanski 1974

Another seventies classic I watched this week was Polanski's CHINATOWN.
Could this be Jack Nicholsons' finest hour?

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Stay at home.Don't go to Chinatown.


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One of Nicholson's films that never seems to talked about (maybe due to the director) The Shining and One flew over the cuckoo's nest seemed to be a big focus on him. Think with Faye Dunaway's femme fatale character and Jack's suave acting made this a classic with one of the unexpected twist endings.
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Yeah,to hell with the director,it's all about Jack!

His performance here is easily equal to Jack Torrance and Randall P MacMurphy.

A lot of Nicholsons' earlier films are superb,that's why it's great to see PH doing them proud.

Another great later-day performance was in The Pledge.

Don't think it's out on BD is it?
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Yeah,to hell with the director,it's all about Jack!

His performance here is easily equal to Jack Torrance and Randall P MacMurphy.

A lot of Nicholsons' earlier films are superb,that's why it's great to see PH doing them proud.

Another great later-day performance was in The Pledge.

Don't think it's out on BD is it?
Another great performance by Jack, i think it's only available on dvd still, may revisit The Terror later. How come he has seemed to disappear?
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Don't know mate.What was his last outing-The Bucket List?
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Don't know mate.What was his last outing-The Bucket List?
His last one to be released was How Do You Know, made back 10 years ago
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What age is he now?

Old Clint is still at it,although I think we may have seen his last performance in The Mule.
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It's on Blu in Aus, don't know about elsewhere. Saw it for the first time last year. I liked it, though I must confess I'm not really one for such downer endings.
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What age is he now?

Old Clint is still at it,although I think we may have seen his last performance in The Mule.
Think he is about 82 or 83 now.
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What age is he now?

Old Clint is still at it,although I think we may have seen his last performance in The Mule.
I read somewhere that he just didn't feel the urge to act anymore. He is certainly 80 odd now.
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