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The Dude Behind “The Big Lebowski” – A Documentary

You’ve probably heard that The Dude from The Big Lebowski is loosely based on a real guy named Jeff Dowd. But what you probably haven’t seen is this twenty-minute documentary about Dowd, explaining himself in his own words. The film touches on Dowd’s history with politics and independent film, and we see Dowd [...]

The Late Movies: Daniel Johnston, Beautiful Singer of Broken Dreams

Daniel Johnston is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and visual artist…who happens to suffer from crippling bipolar disorder. His songs are generally sweet, vulnerable, and at least a little weird. As Johnston has aged, his delivery has become increasingly warbly, though his youthful spirit shines through: the man radiates a wonderful mixture [...]