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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor” and “The …

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The 50 funniest films chosen by comedians

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… makes it all the more impressive. Eugene Levy and Jane Lynch are especially sublime, but all the performances are glorious. 22 The King of Comedy Martin Scorsese, 1982 Robert De Niro in The King of Comedy. Photograph: Everett Collection/Rex This black comedy stars Robert De Niro as Rupert Pupkin, an aspiring, unsuccessful standup comedian and fantasist. Pupkin, a stage-door autograph hunter, briefly meets the famous comedian and talkshow host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis) when he …

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Can You Escape From Hell?

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This feature requires JavaScript to function. Keep driving. Swerve. Drive head-on into Martin Scorsese. Uh-oh. Looks like Marty isnt getting it. Shout at Martin Scorsese to get out of the road. Swerve. Drive head-on into Martin Scorsese. Do you know about any good restaurants in NYC? Shout at Martin Scorsese to get out of the road. Swerve. Start Over Tweet But you do. Youre in Hell now. …

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Inside the Gorgeously Violent Mind of Brian De Palma, Cinemas Most Polarizing Filmmaker

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A new documentary, De Palma, examines the career of the man behind Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, and countless other films. He opens up to Marlow Stern about his legacy. “> He aint kidding. Despite birthing a host of celebrated films, including Carrie, Scarface, and The Untouchables, and receiving heaps of praise from the late New Yorker critic Pauline Kael, who likened him to his New Hollywood contemporaries Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese, De Palma remains arguably the …

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