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    Week in Review: Aftermath of Robin Williams’ passing

    Although the events in Ferguson, Missouri have created a social media firestorm over the last week, much of the media cycle was dominated by the death of Robin Williams on Monday. Tributes have been pouring in, including this one and this one from Sound on Sight, and there has been some absolutely beautiful writing to […] More

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    Robin Williams: A Man of a Million Voices

    Yesterday we ran a story on some of Robin Williams’ most under appreciated performances. But as the remembrances keep rolling in and as new, gruesome details about his suicide become apparent, it became clear that Williams didn’t just have depth in his filmography; he was an actor and performer who displayed worlds of expression and moved so […] More

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    Robin Williams’ most under appreciated performances

    With the news of Robin Williams’ shocking death Monday, the world lost a wonderful performer with a rich and diverse career. He made his name on his zany comedies and bananas stand-up and won an Oscar for his dramatic departure, but with over 100 acting credits to his name in nearly 40 years, some of […] More

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    The Top 10 Trivial Tidbits About Robin Williams (1951-2014)

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams (1951-2014) has left behind a legacy of memorable entertainment in stand-up comedy, television and film following in the aftermath of his tragic passing on Monday, August 11, 2014. Indeed, Williams will be remembered for his versatile presence in show business running the course of over four decades. In a […] More

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    Robin Williams passes away at 63

    In a heartbreaking turn of events, iconic actor of both TV and film Robin Williams has passed away today at the age of 63. The Hollywood Reporter states that the shocking death may have unfortunately been a result of suicide. Variety quotes his wife Susan Schneider’s statement, “I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin’s […] More

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    The Nostalgia Files: ‘Hook’ (1991)

    Hook Written by James V. Hart, Nick Castle, Malia Scotch Marmo, and J. M. Barrie Directed by Steven Spielberg USA, 1991 Steven Spielberg is known the world over for creating genuine movie magic. From his blockbuster splash Jaws in 1975 up until his 2012 biopic Lincoln, Spielberg is certainly a gifted filmmaker. Very few auteurs are […] More

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    The Nostalgia Files: A Tribute to Bob Hoskins

    On April 29th, 2014, the entertainment community lost a truly gifted and likable performer. Robert William “Bob” Hoskins was an English actor, director, and comedian who had a wonderful and diverse career spanning more than 4 decades. Known mainly for his film roles, Hoskins’ on-screen personas were often that of gruff, down-to-Earth individuals who would […] More

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    ‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’

    The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Written by Daniel Taplitz Directed by Phil Alden Robinson USA, 2014 When one thinks of comedy, one name always comes to mind. He is a man of supreme funny-man power, impeccable timing, and an almost unlimited supply of improvised genius: Robin Williams. Over the course of four decades, Williams has delighted […] More

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