Mmmmmm... Juicy Fruit

I dont' settle for a favorite movie anymore - it's far too complicated.

But for many years, if someone asked, I was in no doubt - my all-time favorite film was 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'.

For me, it is almost the perfect film.

It has everything, gripping story, huge enormous conflict and top class performances from a cast of unknowns, some of whom went on to become household names.

Milos Foreman directed, Michael Douglas produced. Ken Kesey wrote the novel - the brilliant, brilliant novel - a little sexist, probably. Politically incorrect? Yes, thank God.

Try the book sometime, it takes a slightly different perspective to the film and McMurphy isn't really Jack Nicholson in there but it's good, really good.

Jack might not be Randall P McMurphy in the book but in the film he rules.

This is part he was born to play. Violent, charismatic and dangerous - an acting masterclass.

So my point is simply this - if you haven't seen it, go out and do so. It's paced a little differently from movies of this century but bear with it.

It is a great show and you really ought to see it.

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