Cuckoo’s Nest (53:24) Rated R for some rough & tumble language.
All therapy and no freedom makes Mac something something. Jack Nicholson roars through the asylum in T100P podcast numero 91, messing with protocol, rule-following and sexual politics. There are many layers in this inspirational onion of a movie and we went down all sorts of crazy avenues. To find out more, pound that button, but also click to order some Sparkplug Coffee to get your grounds for a cup o’ joe!
For The Record: It was actually 16 years between Cuckoo’s Nest & The Silence Of The Lambs, not 17. Better at English than math, it seems.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and Ken Kesey’s novel on Wikipedia
Links to: Milos Forman and Louise Fletcher and Brad Dourif and William Redfield and Bo Goldman
Box Office Mojo’s Top 300 Adjusted For Inflation
1975 Academy Award winners and nominees
Oscar acceptance speeches: Nicholson, Fletcher, Forman/Hauben, Forman & Douglas/Zaentz
Links to: Easy Rider and Chinatown
YouTube links: the baseball scene and the basketball scene and Harding defends his sexuality and Billy conquers, then is conquered and “let’s go”
Previously on the T100P: Jaws
Next week on the T100P: Taxi Driver