Category Archives: R.I.P.

R.I.P. Actor Hywel Bennett

​Hywel Bennett, star of television and film, dies aged 73 A great loss. I saw him first in The Family Way. He co-starred again with Hayley Mills in Endless Night. He appeared in two Dennis Potter series, Pennies from Heaven and … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Martin Landau

Martin Landau, Actor Who Won an Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89 Mission: Impossible, Space: 1999, and the groundbreaking work overflowing with affection that nabbed him the Oscar.

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R.I.P. Director George Romero

Remembering George A. Romero, Master of the Undead Romero didn’t invent the zombie movie, but he did reanimate it, using cheap-but-effective effects, patient camerawork, and amateur actors to give the movie an almost documentary-like urgency. As a result, Night went … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Adam West

I’m late with this because of no WiFi on the weekend. Even though it was inevitable, it was still a shock. Purists can harp all they like about the 1960s Batman TV series, but for kids like me who watched … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Roger Moore

Roger Moore, Who Played James Bond 007 Times, Dies He is with the other saints now.

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R.I.P. Film Director Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73 Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Making Sense” is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Comedian/Actor Don Rickles

Don Rickles, Legendary Insult Comic, Dies at 90 Rest in peace.

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R.I.P.: William Powell, Author Of ‘The Anarchist Cookbook’

William Powell, author of counterculture manifesto ‘The Anarchist Cookbook’, dies at 66 The central idea to the book was that violence is an acceptable means to bring about political change. I no longer agree with this. Rest in peace.

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R.I.P. Anne Glauber; Let’s Kill Pancreatic Cancer

Twitter: That was February 28th. Thirteen weeks to the day after the death in my family, Anne Glauber succumbed to her pancreatic adenocarcinoma too.

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R.I.P. Special Effects & CGI Pioneer Ron Thornton

Facebook The passing of another LightWave3D legend – Ron Thornton Ron Thornton has passed away At post time, there’s no official obituary. He was a giant in his field. He saved Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet from the abyss, being … Continue reading

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