Tag Archives: Nichols

Oscars: The prospect of Matthew McConaughey sneaking in

HollywoodNews.com: Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike received some of the most surprising and welcoming reviews of 2012 so far. At first, the film emotes a trashy, boy-stripper film with no brains and the distant cousin of Paul Verhhoeven’s Showgirls (1995). However, this sensitive and smartly written film has been one of[...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield in “Death of a Salesman”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The greatest American play? Quite possibly Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” set in 1949 and revived last night on Broadway in a production that is outstanding. Mike Nichols directed and reinvented Miller’s classic, with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Andrew Garfield (the new movie Spider[...]

Jack Nicholson Tells Mike Nichols: “Even Oysters Have Enemies”

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Jack Nicholson showed up very late for Mike Nichols’ big AFI tribute last week in Hollywood—he’d been watching the Lakers, of course. Then Nicholson made everyone including Robin Williams—who later riffed on this—scratch their heads with his comments. Nicholson said: ”This is so wonderful about what every one[...]

Diane Sawyer, Tom Hanks show up to honor Mike Nichols

HollywoodNews.com: Mike Nichols was honored at the 38th AFI Life Achievement Award tribute held at Sony Pictures Studios. Not only has he been in some groundbreaking films, but he is also one of the few artists who has received the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony and the Grammy awards. 2009 AFI[...]