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Jerry Lewis leaves legacy of humor and humanitarianism

By Tom Siebert Jerry Lewis was a comic genius and visionary movie maker. If laughter is indeed the best medicine, he healed millions. Moreover, his decades of service to the Muscular Dystrophy Association helped prolong and improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Horror meets heroism in riveting film ‘Patriots Day’

By Tom Siebert “Patriots Day” is a painful film to watch. And you can’t get through it with the assuring mantra “it’s only a movie.” Because it is not. It happened. This riveting docudrama recreates the horrific Boston Marathon bombings … Continue reading

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Heroic “Sully” soars above factual flaws

By Tom Siebert As a young newspaper reporter, I covered the National Transportation Safety Board hearings into the worst single-airliner disaster in U.S. history, when 273 passengers died in the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near Chicago’s O’Hare Airport … Continue reading

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‘Concussion’ delivers helmet blow to NFL coverup

By Tom Siebert “Concussion” will make you think twice about letting your kids play football, let alone continuing to observe the National Football League on Sunday as if it were a holy day of obligation. Will Smith is astonishingly good … Continue reading

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