Essays Tagged: "Jack Nicholson"

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

In the movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest, there was a character named McMurphy, played by Jack Nickolson, who was admitted into a mental institution for medical testing after having been con ...

(3 pages) 156 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Martin Scorcese's Taxi Driver starring Robert Dinero.

vie Chinatown directed by the great Roman Polanski including great performances by Faye Dunaway and Jack Nicholson is one of the better crime films of today. It separates itself from becoming one of t ... ay. It separates itself from becoming one of the genre type crime films. Wit a great performance by Jack Nicholson the story magically comes alive. His radiant attitude and ability to laugh be serious ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Conditions,Complications, and more associated with severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Includes personal story.

one in forty people, or five million Americans. Although when people think of OCD they picture that Jack Nicholson movie or someone washing their hands too much, the truth is that this disease is seri ...

(6 pages) 71 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AS Good as it Gets and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

ts" and Obsessive compulsive disorderAfter recently watching the movie As Good as it Gets, starring Jack Nicholson (Melvin Udall) and Helen Hunt (Carol the Waitress), I was left with the impression of ...

(7 pages) 159 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Discuss the relationship between film form and meaning in 'The Shining'. Give examples of how genres utilize formal and narrative conventions to create meaning.

in theme of claustrophobia, and it's relation to the hotel's progressively terrifying possession of Jack Torrance's mind.The plot of The Shining (based on the Stephen King book) involves a seemingly t ... plot of The Shining (based on the Stephen King book) involves a seemingly typical family of three, Jack and Wendy Torrance, and their son Danny. Jack has been selected to - well, overlook - The Overl ...

(10 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

NestIn the movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest, there was a character named McMurphy, played by Jack Nickolson, who was admitted into a mental institution for medical testing after having been con ... application flew over cuckoo nest movie flew over cuckoo nest there character named mcmurphy played jack nickolson admitted into mental institution medical testing after having been convicted statutor ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mental Illness

un and experiencing something different.As good as it gets is all about new experiences. Once again Jack Nicholson plays a man with a mental illness. An obsessive compulsive author on the brink of sel ... ork one day sets out and changes his life, through one simple step, changing routine. Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) is a wealthy, famous and successful author who treats the world as his life and ever ...

(4 pages) 128 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ethics and "A Few Good Men."

st humanitarian grounds and any form of justification for their practice is barbaric.Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson) is a military officer who has covered up a murder. When he is in court on the witnes ...

(11 pages) 137 1 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What makes "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" Art?

ioning the movie and what could the scene possibly mean. For instance, one scene in the movie shows Jack Nicholson's character just thinking in silence for at least a minute of the film. This is a maj ... e entire movie is the end after Chief removes the pillow he suffocated McMurphy with. It then shows Jack Nicholson's face. Mouth and eyes wide open, his facing showing more life when he was dead than ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

ECT(shock therapy) in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

lm One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a story based on Ken Kesey's novel, was released. In the movie, Jack Nicholson played the unforgettable character Randle P. McMurphy. McMurphy is given unwanted and ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.2 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"As Good as it Gets"

s it Gets" are many interpersonal relationships that are going on with the lead character played by Jack Nicholson. In this essay I am going to discuss and analyze the relationships between Melvin, hi ...

(4 pages) 56 1 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

America For Better Or Worse

would reply. We all have our favorite actors and or actresses. My personal favorites would include: Jack Nicholson, Russell Crowe, Nicholas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, and of course, the master, Sean Con ...

(5 pages) 337 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Control And Order As A Metaphor For Social Order In One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

gone down the road whacko. But no more, no less." In this telling and ultimately ironic statement, Jack Nicholson, as Randall Patrick McMurphy, reveals one of the underlying questions of Milos Forman ...

(3 pages) 927 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stanley Kubrick: Self Made Butcher

The Shining was the perfect choice. Kubrick immediately bought the rights from King. He also hired Jack Nicholson, a very big name at the time, to play the role of the father. Selling the rights was ... ad the power to read people's minds and to see into both the past and the future. The boy's father, Jack, was a recovering alcoholic who was in dire need of money after his recent firing. When Jack is ...

(9 pages) 470 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chinatown

ts. The typical elements of character types are there. J.J. Gittes, the central character played by Jack Nicholson, is a private detective in Los Angeles. Sharing the spotlight is Fay Dunaway playing ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sight and Knowledge in Chinatown

;s through the character of Private investigator J.J. (Jake) Gittes, played by Academy Award Winner Jack Nicholson, it is demonstrated that there is a clear link between sight and knowledge. Gittes, a ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

As Good As It Get: Film Analysis

Film Analysis: As Good As It GetsTri-Star Pictures starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, and Greg Kinnear released As Good As It Gets in 1997. It was produced an ... rus. The film is about a romance novelist named Melvin Udall, played by academy award winning actor Jack Nicholson, who suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder and how he is crippled by overpowerin ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest – Some Thoughts on The Movie

ckoo's nest, we see many aspects of human nature being analysed. The character McMurphy, [played by Jack Nickolson,] who was admitted into a mental institution for medical testing after having been co ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

" CRASH" FILM REVIEW

ry Love not TherapyTami B. EikelboomArizona State UniversityMLS 504In the movie As Good as It Gets, Jack Nicholson plays the role of Melvin Udall, a character who is suffering from obsessive-compulsiv ... ally bend the facts for the sake of a good "romantic" story.Works CitedAs Good as It Gets. Starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Screenplay by Mark Andrus and James ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies