Articles tagged jerry lewis

Jerry Lewis Shines, but the Bloom Is Off ‘Max Rose’

Jerry Lewis slips easily into this curmudgeonly role; he understands bitter sarcasm and stifling silence like he understands a good pratfall.

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18 Feb 2009 // 6:00 AM

We can’t lose with Jerry Lewis at the Oscars this Sunday. Like the clashing personalities showcased in Lewis’ greatest film, two scenarios present themselves.

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Dean and Me (A Love Story) by Jerry Lewis and James Kaplan

Lewis does not blame his partner for the inevitable and bitter break-up in 1956. Instead, he makes it very clear that the separation was almost all his idea.

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8 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Nutty Professor (1963)

We come to see the film itself is the formula, making impossible Buddy Loves of us all.

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28 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)

It's like spending 99 minutes in a room a person you don't like in the least.

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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