Pat Dowell

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Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Lewis, whose comedic duo with Dean Martin launched him to the peak of showbiz, starred and directed in dozens of films. He was perhaps just as famous for his charity work fighting muscular dystrophy.


At 83, Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard Makes The Leap To 3-D

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Godard, who has been making films for more than half a century, shared the 2014 Jury Prize at Cannes for his 3-D film, Goodbye To Language. He likes 3-D, he says, because "there aren't any rules."


To Tackle Sexual Assault Cases, Colleges Enlist Investigators-For-Hire

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Colleges are under pressure to revamp how they handle sexual assault cases. Some schools, rather than trying to train administrators to act like prosecutors, are outsourcing the job to real ones.


Artist Ralph Steadman: A Nice Man, For A Pictorial Assassin

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Ralph Steadman is known to most Americans for the surreal illustrations he drew to accompany Hunter S. Thompson's articles and books, including Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

But Steadman has drawn everything from extinct birds to savage political caricatures to wine and beer labels. He's even written an opera ...


Cambodia's 'Missing Pictures' Molded From Director's Own Life

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s at the hands of the Khmer Rouge has inspired many books and movies, most famously the 1984 Oscar-winner The Killing Fields. But the most unusual might be this year's Oscar-nominated film The Missing Picture. In it, filmmaker Rithy Panh uses clay figurines to ...


Rescued, Hitchcock's Silent Films Flicker Anew

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Alfred Hitchcock's early silent films have resurfaced in what's being called the single biggest restoration project in the history of the British Film Institute, and now "The Hitchcock 9" are touring the U.S. this summer.

Hitchcock is best known for his Hollywood suspense films of the post-war era, like Psycho ...


'Ginger And Rosa': A Study Of Women's Relationships

Sunday, April 07, 2013

British filmmaker Sally Potter gained worldwide attention with her 1992 film Orlando. Like all of her movies, it was unconventional in its story and structure. Her new film, Ginger & Rosa, is more realistic and direct.

It's also got a high-profile cast that includes Annette Bening, Oliver Platt, Christina Hendricks ...


'Leviathan': The Fishing Life, From 360 Degrees

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Leviathan is a documentary — and yet not a documentary. It's a near-wordless, almost abstract depiction of an 80-foot groundfishing boat heading out of New Bedford, Mass. The film's unusual structure and point of view has gotten rave reviews at festivals and from many critics.

Sometimes you don't know quite ...