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Brothers Josh (left) and Benny Safdie are the directors of the new action thriller Good Time. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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'Good Time' Filmmakers Wanted To Make A Movie That 'Actually Feels Dangerous'

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The 1988 Carter High School football team won that year's Texas state championship. Filmmaker Adam Hootnick says, "For a lot of people, that's the top." Courtesy of ESPN Films hide caption

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'What Carter Lost' Tells The True Story Of 'Friday Night Lights' Football Rivals

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'Godzilla' Descends On Mexico City As Filmmakers Shoot Scenes In The Metropolis

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Jerry Lewis, pictured here in 2016, told Fresh Air that comics need a place where they can fail. "We had the [Borscht Belt] at the Catskill Mountains. We had Lakewood, N.J. We had vaudeville, burlesque. ... I mean, there were so many places for you to be bad. Today, kids don't have a hell of a chance." Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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Jerry Lewis On His Borscht Belt Childhood And The Lonely Work Of Comedy

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Haunting 'Marjorie Prime' Is Suffused With Forgiveness And Despair

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Dean Martin (left) and Jerry Lewis in 1953. They met in 1945, and over the next decade went on to become the highest-paid comedy act in the U.S. Express Newspapers/Getty Images hide caption

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Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91

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In 'Patti Cake$,' An Aspiring Rap Artist Reaches For The Stars

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Classic Movie Review: 'Dr. Strangelove'

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Smith has played the role of Marjorie both on screen and on stage. FilmRise hide caption

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A Hologram Husband Keeps Lois Smith Company In 'Marjorie Prime'

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High Spirited 'Patti Cake$' Dresses Its Cinderella Story In Dirty Jersey Drag

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Brothers Clyde (Adam Driver) and Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) in Steven Soderbergh's Logan Lucky. Claudette Barius/Fingerprint Releasing/ Bleecker Street hide caption

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Bridget Everett says her live act is about "the power of owning your own body." Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption

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'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$'

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