223 – Robin Williams (1951-2014)

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By now everyone has heard the very sad news about the passing of Robin Williams, and while specifics are still vague, it is clear that Williams’ troubled life had not become any less so in recent years. I have no interest in writing about the death itself – I have nothing of worth to add to a conversation on the subject – but it would be a shame to ignore the incredible influence Williams had during a life that was not as long as it should have been.

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055 – Harold Ramis (1944 – 2014)

AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL IN DEAUVILLE

The word “review” is going to get stretched (and pretty much abandoned entirely) here. I’m not interested in reviewing a man’s career on the day of his death. Besides, even if I did there would only be positive things to say. Instead I just want to take a moment to appreciate Mr. Ramis for all of his amazing contributions to the comedic film community – and comedy in general.

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