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'Pelham' an overcaffeinated thriller

...million in one hour (up from $1 million in '74) or he'll start killing the passengers. Washington (in the Walter Matthau role) plays Walter Garber, the dispatcher on the other end of the microphone who must listen/probe/stall/cajole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/11/mov_527176.shtml
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Roommate relationships brighten movie screens

...ODD COUPLE (1968): Arguably cinema's most famous apartment pairing, this film famously stars Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau as mismatched friends who try to maintain some sense of sanity when they become roommates. Although now more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/10/uhl_465098.shtml
Steven Uhles
People in the News

...Hawn said in a statement. In 1969, the bubbly actress won the best supporting actress Oscar starring opposite Walter Matthau in the screwball comedy "Cactus Flower." Longtime TV producer-director Burrows will be honored with a career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/ent_41355.shtml
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New home-video releases

...Bob Thornton fouled out with this update of the 1970s baseball comedy. Mr. Thornton stands in for the original's Walter Matthau as an ex-pro ballplayer who signs on to coach a team of inept Little Leaguers. The DVD has deleted scenes, outtakes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/mov_33007.shtml
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Q&A with Billy Bob Thornton

...baseball diamond. In the remake of the 1976 sandlot classic "Bad News Bears," Thornton doubles the "anti" in Walter Matthau's anti-hero. Leading a team of young misfits, he imparts wisdom about the national pastime such as: "You can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/18/mov_458971.shtml
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Superheroes, remakes heat up season's movie offerings

...attractive clones who discover they could get filleted at any moment. July 22 BAD NEWS BEARS: A remake of the 1976 Walter Matthau movie, this updated version stars Billy Bob Thornton as a former minor league ballplayer who, despite being the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/12/mov_452939.shtml
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And the next Oscar host is... Billy, Ellen, Dave?

...Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn and Warren Beatty in '77; Pryor returned in '83 with Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore and Walter Matthau; and Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn and Paul ("Crocodile Dundee") Hogan teamed in '87. Maybe it's time to return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/09/mov_449771.shtml
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'Simpsons' actor is Homer, Krusty - and an Emmy winner

...family and said, 'Can you give me a voice for this guy?"' Castellaneta recalled. He employed a growly "kind of Walter Matthau" approach, he said. But he found it couldn't encompass the tone changes of Homer's runaway emotions and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/23/tel_426215.shtml
Television
Extras, extras

...George Burns' film renaissance began with his Oscar-winning performance in The Sunshine Boys, co-starring with Walter Matthau as feuding vaudevillians planning a reunion. Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg are elderly bank robbers in Going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/01/ent_410674.shtml
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Romantic movies have ageless quality

...emotional core. GRUMPY OLD MEN (1993): For 50 years, neighbors John Gustafson (Jack Lemmon) and Max Goldman (Walter Matthau) have been slinging verbal barbs at each other from across their common hedge. The arrival of an exciting college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/app_374852.shtml
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