Jack Nicholson, already 20 years into his career, stars as a patient in a mental institution. Nurse Ratched, a sick and twisted caregiver, rules the ward. A young Danny DeVito will impress you. The movie itself will gaslight you. And the treatment of the mentally ill will horrify you, but it’s not the 21st century, so it’s expected.
Special thanks goes to Alafia McMurty for commissioning a podcast on the 1985 sci-fi comedy classic, “Back to the Future”. Starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, we’ve seen this movie a million times and love every second. Please enjoy the following mammoth podcast that covers nearly every aspect of the film, from the absurd to the poignant to the sublime.