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The Jackpot Epic: ‘Easy Rider’
BBS (producers Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider, and Steve Blauner) invested $350,000 in Dennis Hopper's biker film and made $350 million — while also making Jack Nicholson a star. Hopper and Peter Fonda tell the tale on the Blu-ray commentary.
Nicholson’s Debut: ‘Drive, He Said’
Karen Black surfed turbulent times in Jack Nicholson's 1970 directing debut about sex and revolt on campus. He supervised the new digital transfer (and in 1970, the nude-scene auditions).
The Masterpiece: ‘Five Easy Pieces’
Jack Nicholson perfects his "degenerate Clark Gable" persona as an heroically dissolute classical musician in dissonant love with countrified Rayette (Karen Black).
The Pot Frolic: ‘Head’
The Monkees made BBS the millions they poured into their revolutionary movies, none weirder than Rafelson's 'Head.' Their commentary on the Blu-ray makes way more sense than the trippy cult flick.
A New Jack: ‘The King of Marvin Gardens’
Nicholson plays the uptight brother upstaged by his out-of-control con-man brother Bruce Dern in Rafelson's Atlantic City tragedy.
Bogdanovich’s Launch: ‘The Last Picture Show’
Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, and Cybill Shepherd go deep in the sad heart of Texas in the octuple Oscar-nominated classic. Peter Bogdanovich supervised the new digital transfer and did two commentaries, in 1991 and 2009.
The Risky Experiment: ‘A Safe Place’
Tuesday Weld and Jack Nicholson improvised intensely in Henry Jaglom's fantasia, with a little help from Orson Welles as a Central Park magician.