Movies for the Rest of Us with Bill Newcott: Christopher Plummer, Mr. Rogers, and Jerry Lewis

Another monumental performance by Christopher Plummer, a fond remembrance of Mr. Rogers, and a new box set that just might make you change your mind about Jerry Lewis.

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Film critic Bill Newcott reviews Boundaries, a shaggy dog story starring the always-excellent Christopher Plummer; and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Morgan Neville’s documentary about children’s television legend Fred Rogers. He also reviews the latest home movie releases, including The box set of Elvis Presley movies, 5 Films; the 1952 film that introduced the world to the wide-screen viewing experience, This Is Cinerama, now fully restored in Blu-ray; the gritty biblical epic, Paul, Apostle of Christ; the box set, Jerry Lewis: 10 Films; and the moody, powerful Russian film, Loveless.

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  1. Love it. Especially dear M. Rogers. Thank you. “Have a wonderful day in the neighborhood.”

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