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Yesterday | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Music Review | Jeff Bridges brings true grit to the Pantages Theatre

Jeff Bridges and The Abiders entertained Midwest fans Sunday evening at the Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.


Related Topix: True Grit, Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Crazy Heart, Comedy Movies, The Last Picture Show, Music!, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Rio Theatre celebrates Robin Williams by showing The Birdcage and The Fisher King

You were a blast. Turns out you grew up with my cousins. We shared a lot of interests, including our love for the "I saw you" section.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Birdcage, Music!, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Jeff Bridges plays musician role well at Pabst Theater

But in the case of Jeff Bridges - who played the Pabst Theater on Saturday with his Americana band the Abiders - this actor with a band is more welcome than, say, Russell Crowe & the Ordinary Fear of God or Keanu Reeves in Dogstar.


Related Topix: Crazy Heart, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Theater, Arts, Jeff Bridges, Entertainment

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Sunday's Pick: Remembering Robin Williams

He was a genie, he was our favorite nanny, he was the doctor that made us laugh.


Related Topix: World's Greatest Dad, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Birdcage, Music!, Celebrities, Robin Williams

M. Scott Morris: Robin's Red Knight and Holy Grail

Forgive me, but I'm late for the party, or in this case, the wake. Like many of you, I've lost a much-admired celebrity.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Careful man, there's a festival here: Lebowski fest NYC

Way back in 1998 there was this movie, movie called " The Big Lebowski ." At the time of release, prolific directors the Joel and Ethan Coen could never have predicted the proportions to which their film would eventually be celebrated.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Review: Gilliam's "Zero Theorem" lights up mobile obsession

At age 73, visionary director Terry Gilliam has lived to see a lot of the things he predicted in the first two installments of his dystopian film trilogy come true.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Brazil, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Crime Movies, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Adventure, Django Unchained


Listen to Terry Gilliam's Out of Print 'Fisher King' Commentary

Commenting Rules: Keep the conversation civil and on topic. If your comment does not add to the conversation, it will be removed.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Brazil, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Email Spam

The Washington Post

Robin Williams Tribute: All this week, a Candorvillea sa Darrin Bell...

IN THE IMMEDIATE WAKE of Robin Williams's reported suicide , struggling to fully absorb the news, I chose the psychological salve that many friends also applied: I sought relief in connecting with other people who talk and write and draw funny for a living.


Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, What Dreams May Come, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Barry Norman slammed for dismissing Robin Williams' work as...

Film critic Norman wrote that William's death was 'a great loss' but only 'if we forgive the bad films' sparking outrage Critic Barry Norman has been heavily criticised by film fans after he dismissed the late Robin Williams as an actor addicted to "saccharine, tooth-rotting sentimentality".


Related Topix: What Dreams May Come, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, Family, Drama Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams

Mon Aug 18, 2014

VIDEO: Robin Williams Sent Well Wishes to Terminally Ill Fan Prior to Death

As one of his final acts of good will, Robin Williams recorded a video message for New Zealander Vivian Waller, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in January.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, The Birdcage, Animation Movies, Short, Aladdin, Jumanji, Good Will Hunting, Family, Action Movies, Hook, Adventure, Musical Movies

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Tim Chitwood: The media streak of a falling star

Life's a job you're fired from, unless of course you quit, sings guitarist Loudon Wainwright III in a song best left unnamed.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Good Will Hunting, Awakenings, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams

Oprah Winfrey Honours The Late Robin Williams On Her OWN Network

The OWN network will air the late star's first and second interview on syndicated talk show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.'


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Celebrities, Robin Williams, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television

Star Tribune

'Strange Little Cat': A journey into the secret life of pets

Much as its title suggests the wacky feature debut of Lil Bub, "The Strange Little Cat" has nothing to do with the Internet cat video phenomenon and everything to do with the rarer breed of German art cinema.


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Interview: The Cast and Crew Talk The Giver

Recollections of earlier times can often bring contentment in people's lives, as they can think back to pleasurable relationships and joyful times with their friends and families.


Related Topix: Vocal, Lois Lowry, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

RIP, Roaring Comedian

Robin Williams. Oh Mork from outer space. O Captain! My Captain! I'm so sorry about this.


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Psychology Today

The Price of Genius: Robin Williams

Once the English poet, Dame Edith Sitwell, was praising William Blake and a cynical friend remarked, "Blake, he's cracked in the head."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Los Angeles, CA

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Kerns: Who knew someone as funny, talented as Williams could also be so sad?

This Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows Robin Williams performing at the 6th Annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert for injured service members and veterans in New York.


Related Topix: Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, One Hour Photo, Good Morning, Vietnam, Insomnia, Dead Poets Society

Hollywood Reporter

How to Stream Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall's Most Memorable Performances

'Mork & Mindy,' 'Jumanji,' 'The Birdcage,' 'Dark Passage' and 'How to Marry a Millionaire' are just some of the titles available Fans still mourning the deaths of Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall can relive some of the stars' most memorable performances online.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Birdcage, Adventure, Animation Movies, Short, Aladdin, Hook, Awakenings, Musical Movies, Entertainment

The Robesonian

Remembering Robin

Davis, who is coordinator for the musical theater program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, counts himself as one of the lucky ones who crossed paths with the Academy Award-winning actor and renowned comedian during a film shoot early in both of their careers.


Related Topix: Pembroke, NC, Theater, University of North Carolina Pembroke, Arts, War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Comedy Movies, Dead Poets Society


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Directed by Terry Gilliam

Starring Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams

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