Mike Nichols (1931-2014)

Mike Nichols


 Regarding Henry (1991) Rated PG-13

Cold-hearted lawyer Henry has wealth, success and a seemingly perfect life with his wife and daughter. But all that changes when he’s shot in the head during a robbery and must endure a grueling recovery — during which a caring man emerges.

 The Graduate (1967) Rated PG

In this Oscar-winning classic with an iconic Simon and Garfunkel soundtrack, Dustin Hoffman turns in a landmark performance as a naïve college grad who is seduced by middle-aged neighbor Mrs. Robinson but ends up falling in love with her daughter.

 Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) Rated NR

On a serene New England campus, emasculated professor George and his rancorous wife, Martha, turn an evening of cocktails into an unrelenting onslaught of wrenching disclosures and bellowed epithets. Soon, the couple’s guests — junior professor Nick and his wife, Honey — get sucked into the vortex of the warring duo’s unbounded fury.

 Closer (2004) Rated R

Anna, a photographer, seems content with her boyfriend, while Dan, a writer, adores his quirky beloved. But when Anna and Dan embark on an illicit affair, a cascade of betrayal ensues in this award-winning drama.

 Working Girl (1988) Rated R

Tess McGill, an ambitious secretary at a brokerage firm, discovers that her boss has stolen her idea for saving a client. Hooking up with investment broker Jack Trainer, Tess takes over the deal and turns the tables on her boss.

Synopsis by Netflix.

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