In praise of Mike Nichols...

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  1. SteveGon

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    I want his head on a stick. And none of that cutesy smiley crap either...straight up Lord of the Flies-style.
     
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    Personally, I think young actresses just should go ahead and just get it over with when they are young. That'll shut the fanboys up, and you can go on and to whatever you want to do.

    Course, for some actresses, that's the only thing that they really have going for them. Not sure if I can say the same about Ms. Portman.

    Course, considering that she's playing a stripper, you gotta assume that showing some flesh is part of the role.

    Jason
     
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    Initially she asked Nichols to cut the nude scene entirely as she didn't feel comfortable with it. So if the topless scene is left in we should be happy we even get that.
     
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    I can think of a lot more interesting things to praise Mike Nichols for.

    M.
     
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    Exactly, Nichols was a comedy pioneer, with Elaine May. His improvisations were fantastic.

    Most comics today owe alot to Nichols and May.
     
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    ^^ He discovered Whoopi
     
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    Very true. My original post was meant to be silly. [​IMG]
     
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    If you remember those, you are as old as me Randy. [​IMG]
     
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    Did he? If so, that is definitely a reason to hate him.
     
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    Or, I'm an improviser, who has studied the masters of improv, including Nichols and May, Del Close, Charna Halpren, etc.
     
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    Matthew that's cold.
     
  13. MatthewLouwrens

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    I laughed when I read that.
     

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