Terms of Endearment

I’m having trouble figuring out which one of these facts doesn’t make sense. Terms of Endearment won the Oscar for best picture. Terms of Endearment was a box office blockbuster, 2nd only to Return of the Jedi in 1983. That’s not because it’s not a good film. It’s just surprising that those two things are … Continue reading Terms of Endearment

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Rocky

Before Mr. T. pitied the fool. Before Dolph Lundgren threatened to break you. And long before Michael B. Jordan proved he wasn’t a mistake. There was a little, low-budget movie about a Philadelphia boxer named Rocky Balboa. And it was pretty darn good. The premise is simple but clear. Apollo Creed, the heavyweight boxing champion … Continue reading Rocky

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest actors to ever grace the silver screen. There’s no question about it. He’s done so much great work for so long it’s sometimes hard to believe one actor could be that impressive so frequently. So what was his greatest role of his legendary career? You could argue J.J. … Continue reading One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest