Jack Lemmon: Articles


Blake Edwards Movies: 'The Pink Panther' Director Best Handling Polished Comedies & Heavy Dramas

Blake Edwards: Director of the Pink Panther movies – and Julie Andrews' husband for more than four decades – was at his best handling polished comedies and a couple of dead serious dramas. Blake Edwards movies: Best known for slapstick fare, but at his best handling polished comedies and dramas […]


Walter Matthau Movies: 'The Sunshine Boys,' 'California Suite'

Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon in Billy Wilder's The Fortune Cookie Twelve Walter Matthau movies will be presented on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, Aug. 11, as part of TCM's “Summer Under the Stars” series. I'm no Walter Matthau fan. His on-screen grumpiness has always left me feeling grumpy myself. For […]


Jack Lemmon, Ruby Dee & Sidney Poitier Movies

Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier in A Raisin in the Sun Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award winners Stan Laurel, Jack Lemmon, Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, and Kirk Douglas will be celebrated by Turner Classic Movies with a four-film presentation beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, the night before […]


'My Fair Lady' & 'The Great Race': 1960s Blockbusters Revisited

My Fair Lady (1964) and The Great Race (1965), two of the biggest box office hits of the 1960s, will be screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, respectively. Screenings will begin at 8 […]


Beyoncé & Jay-Z + Tom Cruise & Double Winner Kate Winslet + Biggest Loser Meryl Streep: Eclectic Golden Globes

Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Pop celebs such as Beyoncé and Jay-Z mingled with movie celebs at the 2009 Golden Globes ceremony. Beyoncé, a.k.a. Beyoncé Knowles, was in the running in the Best Original Song category for the Cadillac Records ditty “Once in a Lifetime,” which she co-composed. The winner, however, was another pop […]