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In Memory of Steven Hill: 1922-2016

Known to most of us from the hit and long-running crime TV show Law and Order, where Hill played curmudgeonly fair district attorney Adam Schiff, Hill’s acting career goes back decades and covers early television, a recurring role on Mission: Impossible, and a variety of movies. Billy Bathgate Brighton Beach Memoirs  A Child is Waiting […]

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In Memory of Gene Wilder: 1933-2016

Starring in some of the most iconic comedies of all time, Wilder first made a name for himself with dramatic roles on Broadway and on television.  Enter writer/director Mel Brooks with this film The Producers in 1968 to seal Wilder’s comic fate forever.  He proceeded to star in two more of Brooks’ films, Blazing Saddles […]

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In Memory of Michael Cimino: 1939-2016

Maverick writer/director Cimino skyrocketed to a Hollywood heavyweight after 1978’s The Deer Hunter became an international critical and commercial success.  After that, he never seemed to achieve the same level of acclaim, though 1980’s Heaven’s Gate did win him some publicity, but unfortunately not the positive kind.  Heaven’s Gate will go down in movie history […]

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