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  1. The Shooting / Ride the Whirlwind (Blu-ray) Criterion CollectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | DVD Verdict

    ... her to the city of Kingsley. They're suspicious, but even with the specter of Billy Spear (Jack Nicholson, Five Easy Pieces ) shadowing them the money is hard to ignore. For Ride the Whirlwind , Wes (Nicholson, again), Vern (Cameron Mitchell, ...

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  2. Listen Up Philip is a good movie thata s hard to likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Vue Weekly

    ... protagonist generally is as problematic for audiences as some pundits would make it seem. (Hey, the hero in Five Easy Pieces isn't exactly an easy guy to like, and look what that movie did for Jack Nicholson.) My problem is that this protagonist is ...

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  3. Five Easy PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | NOLA.com

    ... life is always relevant; being refreshed in a dry and weary land is an act of love. I didn't like the movie Five Easy Pieces when I first saw it in the late 1970's; it wasn't a film audiences were supposed to "like." No, the characters portrayed in ...

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  4. Doc Poverty Inc. Fails to Inform or GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Village Voice

    ... West Village thrift store Rags-A-Gogo. Joshua in particular brings to mind a scene in Bob Rafelson's drama Five Easy Pieces , where a neurotic hitchhiker played by Helena Kallianiotes blames everything wrong with America on "crap and more crap" and ...

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  5. Bad Customer Behavior Demands Action - By John HendrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Hotel News Resource

    ... dining behavior has even been immortalized in film by Jack Nicholson, whether ordering a sandwich in "Five Easy Pieces" or issuing strict instructions on a meal in "As Good As It Gets". So, we usually know the signs and are prepared for the ...

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  6. Overlooked, genre-defying Monte Hellman Westerns get the full ride from CriterionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... sole moment of action, try to piece together what had happened. He then raised the stakes. Carole Eastman ("Five Easy Pieces"), writing as Adrien Joyce, included about 10 pages of exposition at the beginning of her script. Hellman eliminated them ...

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  7. Anjelica Huston demands 'Watch Me' ... new book is a true revelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... would Jack do? Many magazines and gossip columns posed that query in the time of Jack's super success in "Five Easy Pieces" ... "Easy Rider" ... "Chinatown" ... "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (the first of his two Oscars) and "Prizzi's Honor." ...

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  8. TCM showcases road movies in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Bergman's "Wild Strawberries" (1957) takes the prime time spot at 8 pm, with Jack Nicholson following in "Five Easy Pieces" (1970) at 10 pm. Albert Brooks stars in and directs "Lost in America" (1985) at midnight, and "Wild Boys of the Road" (1933) ...

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  9. M. Night Shyamalan brings the scares to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... "Once upon a time, the sole purpose of cinema was the resonance of the story. So with a drama such as Five Easy Pieces (1970) with Jack Nicholson, it would be, 'Oh, you've got to see that movie. What's it about? You know, it's hard to explain...' ...

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  10. "Mountains of the Moon": Bob Rafelson's lost classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... movie I've made, you know, if you just think about it. Jack Nicholson was out of the business when I made " Five Easy Pieces " with him. He had, in fact,

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  11. For the recordRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Lois Smith: In the Oct. 8 Calendar section, an article about actress Lois Smith said that in the film "Five Easy Pieces," she played the mother of Jack Nicholson's character. In fact, she played the sister of Nicholson's character.

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  12. Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... her stage work, Smith's long list of film work includes1955's "East of Eden" opposite James Dean; 1970's "Five Easy Pieces," which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for playing Jack Nicholson's mother; 1996's "Twister"; and 2005's ...

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  13. How a Hollywood No-Name Wooed Bill MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Melfi got the 800 number from Fred Roos, a longtime producer (and casting director on "The Godfather" and "Five Easy Pieces") whom he'd met when he was directing commercials. Mr. Roos had worked with Mr. Murray on "Lost in Translation," and had ...

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  14. How a Hollywood No-Name Wooed Bill MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Melfi got the 800 number from Fred Roos, a longtime producer (and casting director on "The Godfather" and "Five Easy Pieces") whom he'd met when he was directing commercials. Mr. Roos had worked with Mr. Murray on "Lost in Translation," and had ...

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  15. 'Marjorie Prime': Theater ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... than 60-year stage career has been further enhanced with memorable filmed appearances from East of Eden to Five Easy Pieces to True Blood , and the opportunity to encounter her formidable yet supple gifts has always been a substantial treat. But ...

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  16. Lois Smith Leads Marjorie Prime, Beginning Tonight at CTG's Mark Taper ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is a member, and moved to Broadway. Her first film was "East of Eden," followed by many others including "Five Easy Pieces," "Minority Report," "How to Make an American Quilt," "Four Friends" and "Please Give." Her many television appearances ...

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  17. A few of Herb Caena s finest lines about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | SFGate

    ... scanned the menu and drawled, "Try the oysters, Tony, they aren't fresh" Remember that hilarious scene in "Five Easy Pieces" when Jack Nicholson is trying to get just plain toast in a roadside diner and when the waitress says they don't serve toast, ...

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  18. How To Wear Your Backpack On Public TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | 7x7

    ... on social media, calling you out, and shaming you for life. In the timeless words of Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces , put it between your knees. Literally. Not only will your bag refrain from interfering with your fellow passengers' commute, but ...

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  19. How To Wear Your Backpack On Public TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | 7x7

    ... on social media, calling you out, and shaming you for life. In the timeless words of Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces , put it between your knees. Literally. Not only will your bag refrain from interfering with your fellow passengers' commute, but ...

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  20. Tricia's retro film review: Five Easy PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Five Easy Pieces is the 1970 film starring Jack Nicholson. He plays Bobby Dupea, an oil rig worker with a knack for playing the piano.

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