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« #60 : February 22, 2017, 06:47:09 AM »

Seijun Suzuki at 93: https://www.facebook.com/nikkatsu.co/posts/1665343290147993:0

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« #61 : February 22, 2017, 07:12:51 AM »

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/japanese-auteur-seijun-suzuki-dies-at-93-978387



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« #62 : February 26, 2017, 11:12:10 AM »

Bill Paxton Dies at 61  :'(

My memory of him is from the spectacular neo-noir A Simple Plan (1998)


NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/26/arts/bill-paxton-dead.html?_r=0

NBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/actor-bill-paxton-dead-61-due-complications-surgery-n725776

Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bill-paxton-aliens-titanic-actor-dies-at-61-980169

Variety: http://variety.com/2017/film/news/bill-paxton-dead-dies-1201996712/


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« #63 : February 26, 2017, 11:15:50 AM »

Bill Paxton Dies at 61  :'(

My memory of him is from the spectacular neo-noir A Simple Plan (1998)


NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/26/arts/bill-paxton-dead.html?_r=0

NBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/actor-bill-paxton-dead-61-due-complications-surgery-n725776

Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bill-paxton-aliens-titanic-actor-dies-at-61-980169

Variety: http://variety.com/2017/film/news/bill-paxton-dead-dies-1201996712/

I was just writing about him... Really sad news: although I haven't seen anything of his recently, he was one of the faces I always remembered most fondly from my (movie) childhood. :'(

May he rest in peace. :'(




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« #64 : February 26, 2017, 11:18:48 AM »

This time for real: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsx2vdn7gpY




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« #65 : February 26, 2017, 12:54:50 PM »

This is a shock, because 61 is young.

Love, loved, loved him in True Lies. And he was an essential element of Nightcrawler. He was capable, it seemed, of years more of good work. A shame.



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« #66 : February 26, 2017, 02:23:44 PM »

This is a shock, because 61 is young.

Love, loved, loved him in True Lies. And he was an essential element of Nightcrawler. He was capable, it seemed, of years more of good work. A shame.

yeah, I saw him in Nightcawler as well. He was real good.

And we all saw him in Titanic, though none of us will admit to watching Titanic  ;)

He was a very good actor.


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« #67 : February 26, 2017, 02:44:01 PM »

And we all saw him in Titanic, though none of us will admit to watching Titanic  ;)
Never seen it. Hey, I thought you didn't watch comedies!



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« #68 : February 26, 2017, 05:43:25 PM »

Never seen it. Hey, I thought you didn't watch comedies!

Sharon and I once decided to try watching it all the way through. We never made it. And not because it was a bad movie; just cuz we kept getting ... distracted


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« #69 : March 24, 2017, 09:00:22 PM »

Fred Weintraub (Enter Dragon producer)

Antonio Casale (GBUs Bill Carson)

Weintraub : "I guess Raymond doesn't want you to do a Hwood movie ?"

Bruce Lee , tad angry : "Sign the contract , Raymond"

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« #70 : March 28, 2017, 10:07:50 AM »

Darlene Cates, the mother in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, dies at 69

AP: https://goo.gl/oEkJEv

MSN: https://goo.gl/dk5Oih


People: https://goo.gl/Dxo9PH

Variety: https://goo.gl/AYCWyv



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« #71 : April 06, 2017, 12:10:54 PM »

very sad news: the great, legendary comedian Don Rickles has passed away at the age of 90  :'(

Rest In Peace

Hollywood Reporter http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/don-rickles-dead-legendary-comic-was-90-720153

Variety http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/don-rickles-dead-dies-comedian-insult-vegas-1202025068/

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Here is a 2004 profile of Rickles in The New Yorker http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2004/08/02/dont-call-me-sir

Just a few of the numerous Rickles videos on YouTube:


Rickles on Johnny Carson 1973 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0Xx8m7c3xA

Rickles on Johnny Carson 1978 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUI72AWj-pc

Rickles on Jay Leno 1994 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PIxqW_l4PI

Rickles on Jay Leno 2010 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTPXAL5__dM

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« #72 : April 06, 2017, 12:52:42 PM »

R.I.P. Don :'(


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« #73 : April 06, 2017, 01:37:19 PM »

Because of his importance to cinema, he needs his own thread.



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« #74 : April 06, 2017, 02:05:14 PM »

Never heard of him.


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