Tag: Jack Nicholson

Punctuation & Baby Killers

Cry Baby Killer 1958

I’d never heard of this film till today, but maybe that’s due to the poster’s punctuation?

Does he kill babies who cry, or are they trying to raise a warning about an approaching baby killer? Do they mean he blubbers as he kills?

Wait – are they trying to taunt an infant murderer? (“Baby-killer gonna cry? Cry baby-killer, cry!”)

Whatever the case, at least he’s keeping the mad-dog population down – going from a teenage rebel to an animal control technician may not seem like that great of a film plot, but Corman was working with tight budgets back in the late-’50s.


Chinatown Jack Nicholson

Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.

does not have the same ring as:

Forget it, Jake. It’s Scotlandtown.

– and definitely not the same as:

Forget it, Jake. It’s the end of town where all the foreign folks live.

Still, I could see a movie being made around:

Forget it, Jake. It’s Jonestown.

Jim Jones