Bush--you have to think that this may be just about as good as it gets
And to do that kind of thing right is as good as it gets
But a nomination will be as good as it gets
3) Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt could strike Oscar gold for their lead roles in ``As Good as It Gets
Joining Dreyfuss before the mike will be Shirley Knight, currently appearing with Jack Nicholson in the feature film ``As Good as It Gets,'' and Douglas Weston, who played the erudite tutor in Tom Stoppard's ``Arcadia'' at the Mark Taper Forum last January.
Trouble is, a waitress (Helen Hunt) and neighbor (Greg Kinnear) are forced to tolerate his obsessive-compulsive behavior in ``As Good as It Gets.
Taken-for-granted reliables pushing (or past) 60 provided a drove of revitalized performances, all marking their best work in years, including Robert Duvall in ``The Apostle,'' Peter Fonda in ``Ulee's Gold,'' Dustin Hoffman in ``Wag the Dog,'' Ian Holm in ``The Sweet Hereafter,'' Jack Nicholson in ``As Good as It Gets,'' Al Pacino (under control) in ``Donnie Brasco,'' Al Pacino (over the top) in ``Devil's Advocate,'' Jon Voight in ``Rosewood'' and ``The Rainmaker,'' but not ``Anaconda.
Helena Bonham Carter in ``The Wings of the Dove,'' Helen Hunt in ``As Good as it Gets.
One of his proudest achievements on ``As Good as it Gets,'' he says, was working the production only four days a week.
2) In ``As Good as it Gets,'' Jack Nicholson plays Melvin Udall, arguably the actor's most intolerable creation.
Being able to do this Cassavetes script, then work with Malick - it's as good as it gets.
As good as it gets for someone who hates what he's doing, anyway.