Sony Movie Channel Celebrates Early Films Of Jack Nicholson This February
- February 15
CHINATOWN (1974, dir. by Roman Polanski 7:45 PM & 12:00 AM) - In 1937, a Los Angeles private detective takes on a simple case and burrows into it until it leads to murder and public scandal. Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Jack Nicholson and Perry Lopez star.
THE LAST DETAIL (1973, dir. by Hal Ashby 10:00 PM & 2:20 AM) - Jack Nicholson stars as a Navy Chaser who decides to show his callow young prisoner (Randy Quaid) one last good time before delivering him to the brig. Screenplay by Robert Towne (Chinatown). Nicholson, Otis Young, Quaid, Clifton James and Carol Kane star.
- February 22
THE PASSENGER (1975, dir. by Michelangelo Antonioni 7:45 PM & 11:30 PM) - Aburned-out journalist assumes the identity of a dead man and embarks on a dangerous charade, including meetings with gun runners and an affair with a mysterious young woman. Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry and Steven Berkoff star.
THE FORTUNE (1975, dir. by Mike Nichols 10:00 PM & 1:45 AM) - This hilarious comedy is about a pair of con artists who try to swindle a woman out of her family fortune. The two scoundrels mount several inept attempts to murder her but ultimately discover that the real treasure is not the money but the girl. Warren Beatty, Scatman Crothers, Stockard Channing and Jack Nicholson star.
In honor of the Academy Awards, SMC is devoting its entire programming schedule on Sunday, February 24 to the male actor with the most Oscar acting nominations ever Jack Nicholson. The network plans to repeat the entire schedule of movies above and add in THE TWO JAKES for this marathon treat. For specific times, please visit SMC's website at sonymoviechannel.com/schedule.
In addition to Friday Features, SMC is profiling Academy Award-recognized films throughout the month as well as movies that celebrate Black History Month. This and more is available from SMC in February, including giving football-averse viewers plenty of other options on February 3.
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