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    Obit: Why Louis Jourdan Endures

    Louis Jourdan’s era in Hollywood died decades before the actor’s death on Valentine’s Day at the age of 93.

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    Screen Talk: We Say Goodbye to David Carr, Debate What Will Win Best Picture and Foreign Film

    In this week's Screen Talk, Eric Kohn and I pay tribute to David Carr, The New York Times' must-read weekly media columnist who left us too soon Thursday night at age 58.

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    RIP Screenwriter Guy Gallo, Dead at 59

    Guy Gallo, whose screenplay for 'Under the Volcano' was directed by John Huston, died at the age of 59 on January 13, at Memorial Sloan Cancer Center in Manhattan, of complications from cancer.

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    Watch: The Best of Mike Nichols and Interview Videos

    Check out Mike Nichols' best movies--many of them on streaming-- and clips on his process.

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    Remembering Film Critic Charles Champlin (1926-2014)

    The former LA Times arts editor, film critic (1967-1980) and columnist died Sunday in Los Angeles at the age of 88.

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    RIP Writer L.M. 'Kit' Carson, Dead at 73

    I'm sad to report that actor-writer L.M. 'Kit' Carson, who called himself a filmmaker/journalist, has left us after battling a long illness.

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    Remembering Actor-Director Richard Attenborough (12 HIGHLIGHT CLIPS)

    I was lucky to interview Attenborough twice, and I found him gracious and inspirational. He talked about capturing the psychopathic ventriloquist played by Sir Anthony Hopkins in the underrated "Magic"; the necessity of using star cameos for dramatic emphasis in the even more underrated "A Bridge T...

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    Robin Williams Time Special Issue Out Friday, Packed with Tributes (VIDEO)

    Time is putting out a special commemorative issue on late actor comedian Robin Williams, who succumbed to depression and took his own life on Monday. Due on Friday, August 15, the magazine is packed with tributes from Alan Alda, Patch Adams, Lewis Black, Dick Cavett, Richard Corliss, Margaret Cho, G...

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    RIP Lauren Bacall, Dead of a Stroke at Age 89 (CLIPS)

    "Oh, maybe just whistle," said 19-year-old Lauren Bacall, giving future husband Humphrey Bogart "The Look" in "To Have and Have Not." "You know how to whistle don't you Steve? You just put your lips together and blow." 70 years later, Betty Bacall has died at age 89 in her home, her family has confi...

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    RIP Robin Williams, Dead By His Own Hand at 63

    Robin Williams, age 63, after having checked into a rehab center in June, was found dead by hanging himself Monday, according to police in Marin County, Calif. In a statement his publicist Mara Buxbaum said the actor had been "battling severe depression of late."

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