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  • Paul Mazursky, filmmaker, 84

    By  Tom Tugend

    2 weeks ago

    Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, 84, whose perceptive social satires explored the nascent sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s and created complex Jewish characters, died June 30 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of pulmonary cardiac arrest.

    In his 17 films, released between the late...

  • Filmmaker Paul Mazursky dies at 84

    By Tom Tugend

    3 weeks ago

    Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, whose perceptive social satires explored the nascent sexual revolution of the 1960s and ‘70s and created complex Jewish characters, died June 30 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

    The cause of his death at 84 was pulmonary cardiac arrest.

    In 17 films,...

  • Film critics to celebrate Paul Mazursky’s career

    By Tom Tugend

    January 11, 2011 | 6:23 pm

    “When I had an idea for a movie, I never thought about making a ‘contribution’ to the cinema or of being a revolutionary,” Paul Mazursky said, sitting in his small, poster-filled office in Beverly Hills.

    Cinephiles of a certain age and attitude beg to differ. So does the Los...

  • Theater: The Catskills, a sonata mit a tvist

    By Tom Tugend

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Question: What's vodka and orange juice?

    Answer: A drink invented by communists living in Florida.

    If that sounds like a Borscht Belt gag of the late 1950s, you're in the right place and proper mood for a date with "The Catskill Sonata."

    The play, now in its world premiere run at...

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