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In Memory of Guy Hamilton: 1922-2016

Film director Hamilton is best known for his James Bond films (two with Sean Connery and Roger Moore’s first two outings as 007).  Though he turned to Agatha Christie adaptations later in his career, it is 1964’s Goldfinger that remains his most lasting legacy, sealing him as one of the best action directors of the […]

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In Memory of Prince: 1958-2016 (Updated)

Diminutive and audacious, Prince was known for his daring lyrics, androgynous appearance, and musical prowess. Fusing funk, R&B, soul, rock, and pop, it was the 1984 film Purple Rain which was accompanied by the album of the same name that solidified his legendary status, earning an Academy Award for Best Original Song. A 7-time Grammy […]

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In Memory of Garry Shandling: 1949-2016

Known for his dry and often biting wit, Shandling made his mark on late 1980s-1990s cable television with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show followed by the even more popular The Larry Sanders Show. One of Johnny Carson’s favorite guest hosts, Emmy-winner Shandling excelled, though, at stand-up, where his low-key, sardonic approach to humor won him fans around […]

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