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Odd couple's road trip finds humor, lacks plot

Watching Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon make the talk show circuit, trading one-liners...Couple 2 Rating: * 1/2 Cast: Jack Lemmon plays Felix Ungar, Walter Matthau is Oscar Madison, Christine Baranski is Thelma, Barnard Hughes...
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Q&A with Billy Bob Thornton 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...
Fugitive filmmaker's Oscar win may ease filmmaking for exile

...has never wanted for celebrity colleagues, even in the years since a 1977 sex crime made him flee to France. // Walter Matthau starred in Polanski's 1986 comedy "Pirates," Harrison Ford in 1988's "Frantic" and Johnny Depp in 1999's...
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...learn a bit about brotherhood in the process. A very granola flick, based on a true story. Out to Sea Go see this one with your grandparents. Basically it's Grumpy Old Men on a boat, with, of course, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
At the movies: 'The Truth About Charlie'

...Charade," starring classy older gent Cary Grant, peppy young flirt Audrey Hepburn, and some thugs, including Walter Matthau, James Coburn and George Kennedy, sporting a hook for a hand. The grown-up kid feels a chill as Grant throws...
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...
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Art Carney had to conquer booze before achieving greatness

...sons, four of us have drinking problems." The crackup came during one of his greatest triumphs: costarring with Walter Matthau on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple." His 25-year first marriage was shattering and he was "heavy...
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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...
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...
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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...
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