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Louise Fletcher News





Louise Fletcher Refuses To Watch Cruel Nurse Ratched Role

October 4th, 2012 10:08pm EDT
Louise Fletcher
Actress Louise Fletcher can't stand to watch her Oscar-winning turn as the tyrannical nurse in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest because her character was so cruel.

Fletcher picked up the Academy Award for Best Actress for her terrifying portrayal of Nurse Ratched in the 1975 cult classic, starring Jack Nicholson as a patient in a mental asylum.

Despite the acclaim she received for her performance, Fletcher admits she can't bring herself to watch the film due to her character's behavior - especially when she has Nicholson's Randle McMurphy lobotomized.

She tells the Associated Press, "I...
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Most Memorable Mentally Ill Characters In Film

February 23rd, 2010 3:00pm EST
Most Memorable Mentally Ill Characters In Film
Just last week the movie "Shutter Island," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese, was released in general theaters. Its first weekend was a success, and the film is about two U.S. marshals who come to investigate a special hospital for the criminally insane

when one of their patients go missing. One of the marshals, Teddy (DiCaprio) believes there are nefarious things going on at the hospital and seeks to get answers about possible Nazi human experimentation. This is hardly the first (nor the last) movie to take place at a mental institute or about people with mental...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 22

July 22nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
David Spade
Happy Birthday to Belgian singer Kate Ryan (1980), "Run Lola Run" actress Franka Potente (1974), singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright (1973), WWE star Shawn Michaels (1965), "Joe Dirt" star David Spade (1964), "Moulin Rouge" actor John Leguizamo (1964), R&B singer Keith Sweat (1961), Savatage singer/Trans Siberian Orchestra composer Jon Oliva (1960), guitarist Al Di Meola (1954), Eagles drummer/singer Don Henley (1947), "Lethal Weapon" actor Danny Glover (1947), "The Muse" star Albert Brooks (1947), Supertramp keyboardist Rick Davies (1944), Ronettes singer Estelle Bennett (1944), funkmaster ...
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'Aurora Borealis' Lights Up The Skies On DVD April 3

April 3rd, 2007 3:00pm EDT
Aurora Borealis
Regent Releasing and Liberation Entertainment announce Aurora Borealis, a funny and touching family drama from director James Burke. With a soundtrack featuring music by Minnesota natives Bob Dylan and Paul Westerberg, Aurora Borealis has a message for audiences of all ages. The DVD streets on April 3.

Aurora Borealis is a heartwarming story about a young man who finds romance when he helps his defiant grandfather cope with Parkinson's Disease. Ever since the premature death of his father, 25-year-old Minneapolis slacker Duncan Shorter (Dawson's Creek's Joshua Jackson) is content with ...
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Check Out Lifetime's Holiday Films

December 2nd, 2006 8:00am EST
A Christmas Wedding
Lifetime Television is celebrating the holiday season with its “Dream December” festival featuring 25 holiday themed movies, including eight U.S. Television premieres, airing every night at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), from Friday, Dec. 1, through Monday, Dec. 25. Premiering Monday, Dec. 11, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) is the Lifetime Original Movie “A Christmas Wedding.” Starring Eric Mabius, Sarah Paulson and Dean Cain, the movie tells the story of a young couple whose plans for a perfect Yuletide union unravel in the hours leading to their Christmas nuptials.

Following are the U. S. Television premieres ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 22

July 22nd, 2006 3:00am EDT
David Spade
Happy Birthday to Belgian singer Kate Ryan (1980), "Run Lola Run" actress Franka Potente (1974), singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright (1973), WWE star Shawn Michaels (1965), "Joe Dirt" star David Spade (1964), "Moulin Rouge" actor John Leguizamo (1964), R&B singer Keith Sweat (1961), Savatage singer/Trans Siberian Orchestra composer Jon Oliva (1960), guitarist Al Di Meola (1954), Eagles drummer/singer Don Henley (1947), "Lethal Weapon" actor Danny Glover (1947), "The Muse" star Albert Brooks (1947), Supertramp keyboardist Rick Davies (1944), Ronettes singer Estelle Bennett (1944), funkmaster ...
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