Pat Kewley
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Pat Kewley is a writer and artist from Buffalo NY. In addition to PopMatters, his writing can be found in outlets like Slate, Salon, Paste Magazine, Bright Lights Film Journal, and elsewhere. His artwork has appeared in alternative publications like the Washington City Paper and Broken Pencil Magazine. You can see more of his work and keep up with him at

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Orson Welles: The Lion in Winter, and at Lunch | 19 Nov 2014 // 9:05 PM

Taken from long-lost recordings and filled with Hollywood gossip and personal revelations, this collection of transcripts proves why Orson Welles was one of the great conversationalists of all time.

'King of the Hill' Is a Touching, Sweet Story and Quite Unlike Later Soderbergh Films | 17 Apr 2014 // 2:00 AM

This is a fascinating glimpse into an exploratory, identity-forming period before even Soderbergh himself seemed to have a handle on his erratic muse.


'Quatsi' Director Returns With 'Visitors', A Film That Watches You Back | 4 Oct 2013 // 5:24 AM

With Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio changed the way we see films. With Visitors, he wanted to make the first film that "returns the viewers look". The result was one of the most riveting films at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

//Mixed media

'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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