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R.I.P. Roger Ebert

Just two days after announcing to the world he would be taking “a leave of presence” from his job at the Chicago Sun-Times, and “reviewing only the movies I want to review,” Roger Ebert passed away. Ebert, 70, began writing for the Sun-Times in 1967. Several decades later, he pioneered a new kind of broadcast […]

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R.I.P. Bill Hunter

Bill Hunter, the Australian film icon who starred in such classic films as Muriel’s Wedding, Gallipoli and Newsfront, has died following a battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. Hunter entered a hospice earlier in the week, and was surrounded by family and friends when he finally passed away Saturday evening. Prime Minister Julia […]

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Wicker Man star Edward Woodward dies

source: washingtonpost.com Edward Woodward, star of the classic horror film The Wicker Man, has passed away aged 79. The British actor died in a hospital near his hometown Cornwall, where he was being treated for pneumonia and a number of other related illnesses. Woodward is best known for his performance as the Scottish policeman who […]

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