Film review: The King of Marvin Gardens
Dir. Bob Rafelson. Starring Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, 104mins
Friday 24 May 2013
Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson's next film after Five Easy Pieces was another downbeat character piece, and the latter's performance as a depressive talk-radio DJ is one of his most interior and restrained; it's Bruce Dern and Ellen Burstyn who are the wild-eyed dreamers and dangerous self-deceivers of the piece.
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