Mikey and Nicky is a 1976 American gangster film written and directed by Elaine May. It stars John Cassavetes as a desperate small-time mobster and Peter Falk as his longtime, childhood friend. The supporting cast features Ned Beatty, Carol Grace, Bill Hickey, and Sanford Meisner.
(To watch the Criterion feature on Mikey and Nicky, click below).
In Mike Nichols American Masters, meet one of America’s late, great directors, Mike Nichols, and learn about his 50-year artistic career, from the comedy duo Nichols and May to his final film, Charlie Wilson’s War. Mike Nichols American Masters features interviews with Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, and Steven Spielberg. Directed by Elaine May. Emmy nominee.
Nichols and May Take 2is a documentary about the influential comedy team of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. It includes highlights of the team's many television appearances, featuring recently discovered kinescopes of live performances not seen since their original television broadcasts in the late 1950s and 60s. Four of their radio sketches have been re-created with new animation created especially for the program. Appearances by Steve Martin, Tom Brokaw, Richard Lewis, and Arthur Penn.