Posts Tagged Jack Nicholson

Top 10 Novel-to-Screen Adaptations

The adaptation of books into movies can be a controversial process, especially if the source material is popular, and fans have their own
cherished notions of casting. This month, Streampix spotlights 10 of the best examples of books turned into film.

Top 10 Cult Comedies: Laughter in a Dark Place

What’s a cult comedy? A movie that makes you laugh, but also transports you to another world at once familiar, but somehow a little off, one that produces a late-night giddiness by portraying a universe with its own distinct set of rules, leading to a heightened awareness.

Streampix Weekend Watch: Long Live the Wild, Wild West

Hollywood made its name on the great westerns directed by the likes of John Ford, Howard Hawks, Anthony Mann, Monte Hellman, John Sturges, Raoul Walsh, Nicholas Ray, Budd Boetticher and Sam Peckinpah. This month, Streampix celebrates one of filmdom’s most enduring genres with a curated selection that spotlights some of the best “horse operas” on the site.

Streampix Watch: 10 Most Memorable Movie Characters

With awards season in full swing, we’ve already covered Streampix’s Best Picture Oscar winners and nominees, so let’s take a look at some of the most memorable characters in the collection, some of whom took home top acting honors—including Denzel Washington, Jack Nicholson and Charlton Heston, while others were inexplicably overlooked, including John Wayne, Al Pacino, Elizabeth Blanchett and Kathleen Turner.

Celebrate the Spirit of Jack Nicholson’s 76th Birthday With Streampix

The man long ago graduated from being that guy we see in movies to a Sinatra-Elvis level of recognition that went way beyond his talents on the big screen. He’s that guy at the Los Angeles Lakers games. He’s the one in the front row at the Oscars. He’s the one that every comedian is legally required to do an impression of.